Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-29459

Description

FAN (A): Carved and pierced ivory sticks with silver/gilt inlay; scalloped and moire'd ivory silk leaf, with gilt spangles and marabou feathers; ivory silk tassel with metallic thread. BOX (B,C): Elongated, round box covered with dirty white moire' paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
feather (material)
moiré
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
sequins (spangles)
Silk
Moire
Spangles
Vegetable Ivory
Carved
Unidentified Paper
Feather
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Handwritten on bottom of box: ""547500 / No 8 / 25588"".

Additional Identification Number

1922.304A,B,C

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1922.304A-C