Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850s

GUSN

GUSN-39130

Description

FAN (A): Sandalwood sticks carved with scrolls and leaves; paper leaf, one side painted with several women one holding infant, with ancient ruins in background; other side shows two women and two men, with dog sitting on the table; border of silvered/painted scroll and flowers; pink tassel with silver metallic thread. BOX (B,C): White moire paper, figures in 18th Century dress.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
sandalwood (wood)
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
Silk
Sandalwood
Painted
Carved
Classical Figure
FAN & BOX

Inscription

FAN: Handwritten on stick: ""awz"" over a line, ""h"" under the line. BOX: Printed paper label on cover: ""F. B. TOPPAN, / FANCY GOODS, / 19 West St. / BOSTON.""

Additional Identification Number

1937.576A,B,C

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Mary Lee Ware

Accession Number

1937.576A-C