Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24553

Description

Tortoise folding fan w/ 20 slats w/ filigree flowers at their top. Slats strung w/ black ribbon and held at base w/ iron pin and tortoise loop for tassel. Fan w/ polychrome hand-painted flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
carving (processes)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
tortoise shell
collecting
floral patterns
Shell
Silk
Iron
Carved
Painted
Floral
Collecting
FAN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 x 9.25 x 0.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5373