Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24564

Description

Silk and ivory folding fan w/ 14 remaining slats w/ carved circles held at base w/ brass pin and loop for tassel. Fan hand-painted polychrome w/ flower garland and bird on cream background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
collecting
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Vegetable Ivory
Silk
Brass
Carved
Painted
Bird
Garland
Collecting
FAN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

10.75 x 16 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5384