Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24565

Description

Cream celluloid folding fan w/ 16 gold and silver painted slats, outside slats w/ filigree flowers and circles. Slats held w/ brass pin and celluloid loop to hold tassel. Silk hand-painted design w/ two men and a woman in 18th c. dress in a garden on cream background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
brass (alloy)
celluloid (cellulosic)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
collecting
floral patterns
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
women (female humans)
Celluloid
Silk
Brass
Painted
Floral
Men
Woman
Collecting
FAN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11.75 x 20 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5385