Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

c.1850s

GUSN

GUSN-36063

Description

FAN (A): Red carved and pierced wooden sticks; paper leaf, one side painted with three women and one man playing flute, in 18th Century costume, other side painted with women, cherubs[?], one woman in chariot drawn by peacock; sticks have gold and silver inlay. BOX (B): White with stripes and vermiculate bands; cardboard; 12 1/4" long.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Carved
Classical Figure
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Printed label on top of Box: ""A. STOWELL & Co. / JEWELERS, / 16 WINTER ST. BOSTON.""

Additional Identification Number

1933.1324A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1933.1324AB