Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-18327

Description

Black silk fan w/ carved ebony frame and painted pink pansies, green leaves, and 3 yellow butterflies. Frame carving of flowers and vines; thin black metal handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
ebony (wood)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
collecting
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Silk
Painted
Floral
Butterfly
Collecting
Ebony
Pansy
FAN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11.5 x 20.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.365