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Description

Ivory silk gauze leaf with allover pattern of silver flower-shaped sequins with silver sequin scrolling across top; ivory sticks & guards carved in floral pattern & trimmed with round silver sequins; metal rivet, washer & ring; washer & ring painted ivory: . 2A & B are original box & cover covered in diamond pattern paper.

Details

Maker
Creusy, E. (Maker)
Inscriptions
Paper label printed in gold inside box cover, in solid frame with fan shapes in corners; from left to right 1. ""Corbeilles De Marriage/ 2 classical medallions/1878"" 2. name in script, address printed ""FABRIQUE D'EVENTAILS & D'ECRANS/ Ed. Creusy/48, Rue Meslay, 48/Paris"" 3. ""FANTASIE REPARATIONS/2 classical medallion/1889"" 4. lower right corner ""1223 DEPLANCHE PARIS""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
gauze
hand sewing
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN
fans (equipment)
Floral
floral patterns
gauze
Gauze
hand sewing
ivory (tooth component)
Machine Sewn
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly weddings
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Sequins
sequins (spangles)
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Wedding
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1969.6933.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
910

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