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

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

11.75 x 20 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5385