Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1895-1900

GUSN

GUSN-39477

Description

FAN (A): Long, pink abalone sticks and guards with pierced ivory sticks under leaf; sheer ivory silk leaf with lace applique and painted withs female figure, two cherubs and small flowers in pastel colors; metal ring. BOX (B): Cardboard, hinged, covered in black and gold embossed paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
abalone shell
ivory (tooth component)
lace (needlework)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
silk (textile)
putti (motifs)
Abalone
Vegetable Ivory
Silk
Lace
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Pierced
Classical Figure
Cherub
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Label inside box: ""Mon. C. Retel ...Paris..."". [check object for accuracy of this note].

Additional Identification Number

1937.1311A,B

Maker

Possibly Retel, C., Mon. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1937.1311AB