Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-25405

Description

Shaped bamboo stays encased in thick red paper w/ painted and gilt orientalized decoration. Pencil inscription on stays reads, "M.E. Colman/ 121 Portland Street/ Boston."

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
paper (fiber product)
bamboo (material)
Orientalism
Bamboo
Unidentified Paper
Orientalism
FAN

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.576