Folding Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1895

GUSN

GUSN-48337

Description

Fan (A)--has long wooden sticks and guards painted gold and carved w/ flowers and leaves (openwork on guards); sheer black silk leaf edged w/ black lace w/ sequins and painted w/ 2 figures in 18th c. dress, flowers and butterflies in pastels and gold. Black silk ribbon loop w/ hook and eye closure and tassel attached to ring. Box (B) of cardboard, 2 pieces; covered in white paper w/ raised checked pattern; bottom of box lined w/ white tissue printed w/ same form as on lid (in black).

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
carving (processes)
lace (needlework)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Silk
Unidentified Paper
Sequins
Carved
Painted
Lace
FAN & BOX

Inscription

1) Blue & white fan-shaped printed paper label on box top: ""LA ESPECIAL / FABRICADE GUANTES ABANICOS PARAGUAS BASTONES Y SOMBRILLAS / 99. HABANA / M. CARRANA."" 2) Written in ink inside lid: ""Annah E. Colby / from / Edwin Fowler / 1895"". 3) White rectangular paper label printed with black background, black and gold fan, and black and gold letters, inside lid: ""LA COMPLACIENTE EL JAPON La Especial / SANFAFAEL 13 / Habana 100. Obispo. 99. / M. CARRANZA / Fabricante e importador de Albanicos y guantes / HABANA / Cuba"".

Additional Identification Number

1970.312A,B

Maker

Carranza, M. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Havana, Cuba

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1970.312AB