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Folding Fan, Box & Key

Description

FAN (B) [accessioned that way]: Carved mother of pearl sticks; paper leaf painted with vignettes of figures in Medieval costume; mother of pearl washers; carved ring and gold silk tassel. BOX (A): Wooden box with brass inlay; hinged lid, lined with blue moire and paper. KEY (C): Key to box.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
Label on key: ""MRS. ROLLINS FAN BOX"".
Material
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
lithography
mother of pearl
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN, BOX & KEY
fans (costume accessories)
Lithography
lithography
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
Painted
painting (coating)
Silk
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1969.85A-C
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Jesse Gwendolyn Morse
GUSN
7469

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