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Fan with box

Description

. 1 is cartouche-type fan of ivory silk ground painted with flowers in pink , blue, green & gold; borders in gold, red & green; gold sequins around central bouquet; ivory sticks & guards outlined in gold paint; right guard carved in circular patterns painted in gold & silver; metal rivet set with faceted glass bead on left side (missing on right). . 2 is original box covered in white ribbed moire.

Details

Maker
Creusy, E. (Maker)
Inscriptions
Label printed in blue in cover of box, name in script, address printed, fan shape at lower left: ""E. Creusy/48, Rue Meslay, 48/Paris""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cartouche
cartouches (ornament)
FAN
fans (equipment)
Floral
floral patterns
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
Sequins
sequins (spangles)
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1969.6927.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
904

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