Fontange Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1933

GUSN

GUSN-36111

Description

FAN (A): Painted and carved ivory sticks; gold spangles and colored beads; two painted figures, a man and a woman, on white chiffon backed with blue gauze. BOX (B): White silk-lined box covered with reptile (?).

Details

Descriptive Terms

commodes (headdresses)
accessories
carving (processes)
stitching
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
Silk
Vegetable Ivory
Sequins
Painted
Carved
Hand Stitched
Butterfly
Classical Figure
FAN & BOX

Inscription

BOX (B): ""B. Altman & Co, NY"".

Additional Identification Number

1933.1475A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1933.1475AB

Places

New York state (United States)