Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24022

Description

Chinese ivory handle fan w/ painted oriental scene of man and woman on one side w/ floral trails around scene and painted rose and floral decoration on other side; white feathers w/ tufts and w/ silver, gold, red and blue painting; foliate cutwork on ivory handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
cutwork
feather (material)
ivory (tooth component)
feather (material)
floral patterns
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
Orientalism
rose (genus)
women (female humans)
Vegetable Ivory
Feather
Cutwork
Man
Woman
Floral
Rose
Oriental
FAN

Inscription

Printed label on inside of box cover: ""LUENCHUN/ MOTHER O' PEARL, IVORY/ AND/ TORTOISESHELL CARVER/ [illegible]""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

17 x 9.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4942AB