Folding Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1835-1850

GUSN

GUSN-52119

Description

Plain ivory sticks, paper leaf; printed and embossed to imitate lace, blue background w/ several medallions w/ brown ground (larger ones w/ flowers, smaller ones are cupids, animals and butterflies); reverse is printed plaid paper in black, orange and white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
embossing
ivory (tooth component)
lace (needlework)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
putti (motifs)
plaids
Vegetable Ivory
Unidentified Paper
Lace
Embossed
Transfer Printed
Cupid
Butterfly
Plaid
FAN

Inscription

Handwritten tag: ""20-B""

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1941.322