Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890s

GUSN

GUSN-39131

Description

FAN (A): Abalone sticks and guards; sticks are pierced under leaf; white chiffon and lace leaf, hand painted with center female figure surrounded by flowers and branches in pastels and gilt; abalone washers, metal ring. BOX (B,C): Two-piece box covered with pebble texture paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
abalone shell
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
lace (needlework)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
silk (textile)
Abalone
Silk
Lace
Painted
Classical Figure
Unidentified Paper
Pierced
FAN & BOX

Inscription

FAN: Painted at right side of leaf"" ""Marie Cadet"". BOX: Printed paper label inside lid: ""C.1890-1900 / Tiffany / Type""; ""F.B. Toppan, Rich Fancy Goods, 144 Tremont St., Boston.""

Additional Identification Number

1937.578A,B,C

Maker

Cadet, Marie (Painter)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Mary Lee Ware

Accession Number

1937.578A-C