Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24563

Description

Ivory and silk folding fan w/ 14 remaining slats held at base w/ copper pin and brass loop for holding tassel. Polychrome hand-painted and embroidered w/ spray of flowers and grasses on cream background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
copper (metal)
embroidering
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
collecting
floral patterns
Vegetable Ivory
Silk
Brass
Copper
Carved
Painted
Embroidered
Floral
Collecting
FAN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

10.625 x 19.125 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5383