Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850s

GUSN

GUSN-29582

Description

FAN (A): Broad sticks and guards of ivory, pierced, carved and inlaid with silver; one guard set with "courting" mirror; leaf of blue embossed paper printed with floral pattern with silver and multicolor central medallion of five figures; reverse is shiny white paper with embossed silver floral pattern; mother of pearl washer, carved metal ring with pink silk cord and tassel. BOX (B): Hinged cardboard; covered in glossy dark blue embossed paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
ivory (tooth component)
metal
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Unidentified Paper
Silk
Unidentified Metal
FAN & BOX

Additional Identification Number

1922.677A,B

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson

Accession Number

1922.677AB