Skip to content

Search Collections

Folding Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Abalone sticks; cream silk satin leaf painted with figure of female peasant; cream silk tassel. BOX (B,C): White with gold and white geometric pattern.

Details

Maker
Vanier-Chardin (Maker)
Date
ca. 1870
Inscriptions
Printed label on box top: ""VANIER-CHARDIN / EVENTAILLISTE / 19, Rue Auber, 19. / PARIS / PARIS / MEDAILLE / 1855 / PARIS / MEDAILLE / 1867"".
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
abalone shell
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
satin
silk (textile)
textiles
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Abalone
abalone shell
accessories
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
pastoral
Pastoral
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Woman
women (female humans)
Accession Number
1990.531A-C
GUSN
7467

Comments