Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-24850

Description

Wood stays of frame covered in brown leather w/ gold trim. Brown silk fan decorated w/ scene of man wearing white wig and kissing a woman's hand. Painted in gray. Brass ring at base. Silk cord handle w/ tassel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
brass (alloy)
leather
satin
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
women (female humans)
Satin
Leather
Brass
Man
Woman
FAN

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

11.75 x 18.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.152