Folding Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840s

GUSN

GUSN-33965

Description

Folding fan; pierced ivory sticks and guards; small oval mirror on one guard; paper leaf with scene of three women and one man; stylized flowers and geometrical border along top and sides of leaf; mother of pearl rivet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
ivory (tooth component)
mirrors
paper (fiber product)
piercing
glass (material)
Vegetable Ivory
Unidentified Paper
Pierced
Glass
Classical Figure
FAN

Inscription

Handwritten in ink inside guard on paper: 1) ""Mrs. John F. Miller"" 2) ""1830""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1931.580