Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850s

GUSN

GUSN-29583

Description

FAN (A): Large black lacquered wooden sticks, painted with grapes, fruit and gilt scroll and lattice; paper leaf painted and lithographed with dance/ballet scene of angels dancing and one placing wreath on head of harpist, with ancient ruins in background, and gold border; reverse has red paper medallion painted with man and woman walking; enclosed by gilt and embossed scrolls and chinoiserie and birds; blue silk tassel. BOX (B): Cardboard covered with pink moire' with gold edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
lacquering
lithography
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
Lithography
Painted
Lacquered
Classical Figure
Landscape
Angel
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Handwritten on bottom of box: 1) ""T.G.S."" 2) script letters--see file.

Additional Identification Number

1922.678A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson

Accession Number

1922.678AB