Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900

GUSN

GUSN-40618

Description

FAN (A): Long abalone sticks, which are pierced ivory under leaf; large cream georgette crepe leaf painted with white daisies; metal washer and ring. BOX (B): Cardboard, two pieces, pink interior; white exterior edged in gold.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
abalone shell
cardboard
crepe (textile)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
piercing
silk (textile)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Abalone
Vegetable Ivory
Silk
Crepe
Cardboard
Painted
Daisy
Pierced
FAN & BOX

Inscription

1) Stamped in gold inside BOX lid: ""FAUCON...61. Passage des Panoramas PARIS"". 2) Written in ink on bottom of box: ""Fan from Aunt Ellen's Estate"".

Additional Identification Number

1940.521A,B

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Hope Gray

Accession Number

1940.521AB