Fan and box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-38034

Description

Folding; carved ivory sticks and guards w/ gilt inlay; paper leaf w/ both sides painted w/ scenes of men and women; printed garland border in gold on both sides; ornate arched metal loop w/ tassel of green silk and metallic thread; center hinged folding fan in half. Box: wooden covered w/ textured black paper; tapers at one end (round); lid attached at side; 2 metal closures.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
carving (processes)
gilding
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Vegetable Ivory
Unidentified Paper
Carved
Gilded
Inlaid
Painted
FAN

Inscription

Stamped on leaf: ""No 723/ lithdepault"" Stamped on exterior guards: ""BREVETE S.G.D.G.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1935.934AB