Folding Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890s

GUSN

GUSN-39126

Description

FAN (A): Large folding fan; pierced and carved thin wooden sticks and guards with silver and gilt designs; leaf of pink chiffon with pink Chanatilly lace inset; handpainted butterflies and flowers; metal handle with pearl rivets. BOX (B): Pasteboard covered with tortoise shell paper with Egyptian designs stamped over painting; blue interior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
carving (processes)
chiffon
lace (needlework)
painting (coating)
piercing
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
Chiffon
Lace
Painted
Carved
Pierced
Butterfly
FAN & BOX

Additional Identification Number

1937.570A,B

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Mary Lee Ware

Accession Number

1937.570AB