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Description

. 3 is sheer iridescent mauve silk & cotton stiffened crepe painted with white lilacs & purple leaves highlighted in gold; bamboo sticks & guards painted gold; metal rivet & ring with mother of pearl washers & mauve silk tassel. . 1A & B are original box & lid covered in white paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Printed in black on cover of box: ""F.B. TOPPAN/NOVELTIES IN FANCY GOODS/AND/FINE JEWELRY,/144 TREMONT ST.,/BOSTON,""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
bamboo (material)
cotton (textile)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
FAN
fans (equipment)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
Lilac
Painted
painting (coating)
Silk
silk (textile)
Women's personal gear
People and organizations
Toppan, F. B.
Accession Number
1969.6934.3
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
912
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