Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840s

GUSN

GUSN-27238

Description

Blue silk or paper(?) folding parasol fan, opens to form circle; ivory guards and carved & turned ivory handle with acanthus leaf at end; blue silk tassel; two ivory buttons at center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
turning (shaping process)
textiles
acanthus (motif)
Vegetable Ivory
Unidentified Textile
Carved
Turned
Acanthus
FAN

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1914.134