Folding Souvenir Fan

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-45502

Description

Ivory-colored celluloid sticks and guards, short and narrow with carved floral design painted in gilt and pastels; white paper leaf printed with center medallion with figures, background of bows, swags and leaves in gilt, yellow and green; glued-on sequins; reverse printed with bows, musical instruments and sheet music; metal rivet and ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
souvenirs
accessories
carving (processes)
celluloid (cellulosic)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
sequins (spangles)
musical instruments
sheet music
swags
Celluloid
Unidentified Paper
Sequins
Transfer Printed
Carved
Medallion
Classical Figure
Bow
Swag
Musical Instrument
Sheet Music
FAN

Inscription

1) Printed on guard: ""DUVELLEROY - PARIS"". 2) Printed on medallion: ""RITZ"".

Associated Building

Associated With Ritz Hotel,

Maker

Duvelleroy, J. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris & London

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1953.M21