Folding Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880s

GUSN

GUSN-29586

Description

Black lacquered wooden sticks and guards with imprinted design of butterflies and flowers painted gold; leaf of gold satin with stylized flowers embroidered in metallic thread; back of leaf is black satin; metal loop with gold silk corded tassel wrapped with metallic thread.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
lacquering
thread
metallic (color attribute)
painting (coating)
printing (process)
satin
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
Silk
Fiddle Thread
Satin
Lacquered
Transfer Printed
Painted
Butterfly
FAN

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson

Accession Number

1922.684