Feather Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1879

GUSN

GUSN-42180

Description

Fan--small round; feather fan w/ white center and blue outer edge; quill handle w/ blue satin bow. Box--mottled grey paper w/ blue border on top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
feather (material)
satin
silk (textile)
feather (material)
Feather
Silk
Quill
Satin
FAN & BOX

Inscription

1) Handwritten on box cover: ""Fan / belonged to / Minnie[?] Frances Burr / daughter / of Susan Ann Frances / Burr."" 2) Printed on box cover: ""STERN BROTHERS / WEST FORTY-SECOND STREET / NEW YORK"". 3) Note in box: ""Fan belonged / as a little / girl to Minnie / Burr, sister / of Chester [G. or S.] Burr.""

Additional Identification Number

1988.512A,B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1988.512AB