Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-30696

Description

FAN (A): Small; pierced ivory/bone(?) sticks; ivory silk leaf painted with floral spray of pink and purple flowers; edged with narrow band of white lace; plain on reverse. BOX (B): White, rectangular; domed top covered with embossed paper with cartouche with flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
floral patterns
Vegetable Ivory
Silk
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Spray
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Printed label on cover of BOX (B): [fan shape, in gold:) ""J. E. CALDWELL & Cie. / PHILADELPHIA"".

Additional Identification Number

1925.595A,B

Maker

Possibly J. E. Caldwell & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1925.595AB

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)