Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1885-1890

GUSN

GUSN-32715

Description

FAN (A): Abalone sticks and guards; one side of leaf is bright pink satin painted with white flowers and green leaves; reverse is white satin painted with initials A.V.L. in garlands of small white flowers; rhinestone-set rivet; curved [carved?] metal ring. BOX (B): Hinged cardboard covered in tan taffeta.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
abalone shell
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
Abalone
Silk
Satin
Taffeta
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Floral
Foliate
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Stamped in gold inside box (mostly illegible): ""MEDAILLE de --- PARIS--- --- --- / MEDAILLE --- --- / ALOUISE VAN DE V--- / 58 RUE CHARLOT, PARIS"".

Additional Identification Number

1929.588A,B

Maker

Possibly Van de V---, Louise (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Accession Number

1929.588AB