Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

c.1850s

GUSN

GUSN-29498

Description

FAN (A): Wooden sticks carved with roses and flowers; pink moire' leaf edged with gold; gilt bale with pink silk tassel with silver metallic coils. BOX (B): Trompe l'oeil marguetry paper box.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
carving (processes)
moiré
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Silk
Carved
Moire
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Handwritten on box: 1) (bottom:) ""Mifs Hovey Beacon St."" 2) (inside top:) ""H.E.H.""

Additional Identification Number

1922.383A,B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1922.383AB