Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-40643

Description

Long, narrow ebonized sandalwood sticks and guards, pierced and carved; black starched gauze leaf painted with white and gray floral sprays; steel [shell?] washers, metal ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
piercing
sandalwood (wood)
mourning
Sandalwood
Pierced
Carved
Painted
Mourning
FAN

Inscription

1) Painted on left side of leaf: ""Delbay"". 2) Printed in pencil on underside of right guard: ""17809, no E 0/99 W"".

Maker

Possibly Delbay (Painter)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederic A. Turner

Accession Number

1940.572