Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-38497

Description

FAN (A): Long abalone sticks and guards; sticks are pierced under leaf; ivory chiffon leaf painted with woman in 18th Century dress reclining on a cloud with two cherubs fanning her; metal ring. BOX (B): Hinged box covered in white satin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
abalone shell
painting (coating)
piercing
silk (textile)
Abalone
Silk
Pierced
Painted
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Box inscribed ""Tiffany & Co / Union Square"".

Additional Identification Number

1936.345A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1936.345AB