Brise' Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-33303

Description

FAN (A): Tan horn sticks, pierced; brise' type; gold paint floral motif; gold paint also at tips of sticks; threaded with cream grosgrain ribbon; mother of pearl washers. BOX (B): Cardboard with hinged lid; covered with red and green floral and woodgrain printed paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brisé fans
accessories
cardboard
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
silk (textile)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
Horn
Silk
Cardboard
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Pierced
FAN & BOX

Inscription

1) Written in ink on bottom of box: ""Contains / choice fan in / poor condition / fan ca. / 1830"". 2) Embossed gold letters inside cover: ""L.P. Hollander & Co / BOSTON"".

Additional Identification Number

1930.436A,B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1930.436AB