Fontange Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-34159

Description

Carved and pierced ivory guards and cellulose sticks; white silk tapered leaf with painted flowers in pinks and blues, backed with gauze; ivory washer; celluloid ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

commodes (headdresses)
accessories
carving (processes)
cellulose
gauze
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
piercing
silk (textile)
floral patterns
Vegetable Ivory
Cellulose
Silk
Gauze
Pierced
Carved
Painted
Floral
FAN

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anne F. Caryl

Accession Number

1931.1161