Folding Souvenir Fan

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-45501

Description

White wooden sticks and guards, carved and gilded floral sprays; olive paper leaf depicting David's painting of Napoleon crowning Josephine in white, red and brown; reverse white printed in green with bows, leaves, flowers and bees.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
souvenirs
accessories
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
wood (plant material)
coronations
souvenirs
Unidentified Paper
Transfer Printed
Carved
Painted
Souvenir
Coronation
FAN

Inscription

Printed inscriptions: 1) (below picture:) ""LE SACRE A NOTRE-DAME (DAVID) / 1804"" 2) (medallion on reverse:) ""CAFE' / MARTIN / NEW YORK"" 3) (side of reverse:) ""FRANCOLIN, GILET & CIE / Eventaillistes, PARIS"".

Maker

Francolin, Gilet & Cie. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1953.M20