Fan & box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860s

GUSN

GUSN-40582

Description

FAN (A): Carved and pierced broad ivory sticks; narrow white silk ribbon top with spangles; mother of pearl washers; carved metal ring. BOX (B): Two-piece box covered with shiny white paper lined with tissue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
piercing
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Silk
Sequins
Carved
Pierced
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Printed on top of box in gothic letters: ""Jordan Marsh Company"".

Additional Identification Number

1940.439A,B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1940.439AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)