Fan and box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-35993

Description

Push-up fan set in black lacquered wooden case w/ handle; painted w/ gold branches, flowers and butterflies; 2 white silk cord w/ purple and white tassels at handle to retract fan; double fan inside case w/ bamboo guards and multi-colored paper leaf; joined w/ purple cord; fan doesn't fully extend. Box (B&C) is sandalwood, 2 pieces.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
lacquering
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
floral patterns
Orientalism
Unidentified Paper
Silk
Lacquered
Branch
Floral
Butterfly
Oriental
FAN

Inscription

Red label on box lid: [Oriental characters]

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1933.1140A-C