Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1780-1825

GUSN

GUSN-27239

Description

P. Willman,1993: Imported Chinese sticks. Mount added by maker. See MFA catalogue #1976.314: similar design and sticks--c.1780s. Sticks predate mount. Foil underneath guard sticks is 19th C. Fan seems too small for box--probably not original box.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
rhinestone
silk (textile)
sequins (spangles)
Chinoiserie
Vegetable Ivory
Silk
Rhinestone
Spangles
Carved
Classical Figure
Chinoiserie
FAN & BOX

Inscription

ON BOX B: 1) handwritten in ink on box top: ""ca / 1835"". 2) white paper label with gold letters and border, inside box lid: ""SPE'CIALITE' D'EVENTAILS / ERNEST KEES / 28, r. de la Ferme-des-Mathurins, 28"".

Additional Identification Number

1914.136A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1914.136AB