Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860s

GUSN

GUSN-31591

Description

FAN (A): Small; pierced mother of pearl sticks; cream gauze/crepe leaf with spangles and edged with marabou feathers; cream silk tassel with steel beads. BOX (B): White, elongated oval with moire' paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
feather (material)
mother of pearl
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
Mother-of-Pearl
Silk
Feather
Unidentified Paper
FAN & BOX

Inscription

BOX (B): 1) Printed label on cover: (yellow shield shape:) ""SHREVE, BROWN & Co. / Successors to / JONES, BALL & Co. / JEWELERS / AND / SILVERSMITHS / 226 Washington St. / & / 1 Summer St. / BOSTON."" 2) Bottom of box: ""85,00. / #N.SY"".

Additional Identification Number

1927.1076A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss C. B. Dobson

Accession Number

1927.1076AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)