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Fan with box

Description

Ivory silk-weave cotton leaf printed with flowers and instruments in blue, pink, green and brown, ornamented with sequins; framed in gilt and sequined scroll; reverse side painted with blue and red scrolls; ivory sticks and guards carved in foliate pattern; carved areas painted in gilt and silver; metal rivet. Original box (.2) is covered in white ribbed moire.

Details

Maker
Creusy, E. (Maker)
Inscriptions
Paper label printed in gold inside box cover, in rectangular frame with fan shapes at corners, from left to right: 1. ""CORBEILLES DE MARRIAGE/EXPOSITION UNIV. le 1878"" with 2 classical medallions in middle 2. in script ""Fabrique d'Eventails & d'Evrans""/ printed ""Ed. CREUSY/48, RUE MESLAY/PARIS"". 3. ""HTE. FANTAISE & REPARATIONS/EXPOSITION UNIV. le 1889""/ with 2 classical medallions in middle.
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
cotton (textile)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Assistive Artifacts
Descriptive terms
carving (processes)
cotton (textile)
Fan, Hand
fans (costume accessories)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
Accession Number
1969.6931.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
908

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