Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-38892

Description

FAN (A): Carved and pierced ivory sticks; white paper leaf printed with silver scrollwork, butterflies and birds, surrounding a central printed and painted medallion with six figures in Renaissance-style costume, with a dog, a castle, and a man playing a lyre; reverse side of fan is of white paper printed with a silver medallion with a potted plant. BOX (B,C): Covered with embossed white and gilt paper, with gilt ovals alternating with gilt spiral bands; domed top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Transfer Printed
Painted
Classical Figure
Landscape
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Handwritten tag: ""27 B"".

Additional Identification Number

1936.1072A,B,C

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Kate Adams and Elizabeth F. Swift.

Accession Number

1936.1072A-C