Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-29225

Description

FAN (A): mother of pearl sticks and guards, pierced, carved and inlaid with silver; paper leaf has multicolor lithograph of figures in pastoral setting framed by handpainted flowers and gilt scrolls; reverse is cream with central floral spray and narrow gilt border; mother of pearl washer, white silk tassel with metallic thread and pearls. BOX (B): cardboard, hinged, covered in white moire' trimmed with decoupe'.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
lithography
metal
mother of pearl
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
floral patterns
scrolls (motifs)
Mother-of-Pearl
Unidentified Paper
Silk
Unidentified Metal
Painted
Lithography
Classical Figure
Floral
Scroll
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Face of mount: ""R.C.V.X."" ""603"".

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1920.713