Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1730-1750

GUSN

GUSN-53945

Description

FAN (A): Narrow, carved and pierced ivory sticks; kidskin leaf painted with pastoral scene of three women (one a shepherdess), two men (one in military) and cupid above; on reverse is scene of lambs near tree; women in 18th Century costume. BOX (B,C): Cardboard cylinder with green and orangle floral paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
kidskin
painting (coating)
piercing
pastoral
Vegetable Ivory
Kid
Carved
Pierced
Painted
Classical Figure
Pastoral
FAN & BOX

Label

In exhibit "Boxes: Open and Shut" at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 15, 2001 to October 2001. The exhibit then traveled to Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA where objects were on display from November 2001 to May 6, 2002.

Inscription

Tag: ""9 A"".

Additional Identification Number

1945.30A,B,C

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1945.30A-C