Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850s

GUSN

GUSN-39129

Description

FAN (A): Pierced mother of pearl sticks, painted with gold; paper leaf, one side blue and white silvered paper painted with portrait of woman with a veil and man in military uniform, with central medallion of winged woman bearing flowers; reverse painted with three women in Spanish-style costume, on gold and white paper. BOX (B,C): Wood, covered with aubergine paper; top embossed with gold floral motif; two hooks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
mother of pearl
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
commemoratives
portraits
Mother-of-Pearl
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Classical Figure
Portrait
Commemorative
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Cover of Box: 1) "" '3-70 "" 2) medallion with ""V & D"" 3) ""Miss Lee"". Bottom of Box:1) medallion with ""V & D / 4 232g / M' 4"" 2) ""10911"".

Additional Identification Number

1937.575A,B,C

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Mary Lee Ware

Accession Number

1937.575A-C