Parasol Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-29585

Description

"Parasolette": Blue paper/silk(?) folding fan opens to form a circle; black stick/handle with ivory tip for finger; small blue silk tassel; fan tilts to form parasol-like position; two large flat abalone buttons in center; metal hardware.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
ivory (tooth component)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Silk
Vegetable Ivory
FAN

Inscription

Handwritten on inside of stick: ""June 17th, 1875"".

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson

Accession Number

1922.681