Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850s

GUSN

GUSN-53279

Description

FAN (A): Pierced tortoise shell sticks with some gilt; paper leaf with oval medallion lithographed and painted with scene of two women, one man and a dog, in a garden, with purple and gold paper with figures in Elizabethan costume; reverse is purple paper with gold scroll and figure of woman with hat. BOX (B): White, embossed with gold lattice and cartouches.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
lithography
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
tortoise shell
Elizabethan
Unidentified Paper
Shell
Pierced
Lithography
Painted
Classical Figure
Elizabethean
FAN & BOX

Inscription

1) Embossed on cover of Box: ""EVENTAIL"". 2) On bottom of Box: ""F. Newton"". 3) On guard stick: ""Newton"".

Additional Identification Number

1942.1119A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1942.1119AB