Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865

GUSN

GUSN-54045

Description

FAN (A): Carved and pierced brown sandalwood sticks; plain scalloped pink silk leaves imitate feather shape. BOX (B,C): Elongated oval, blue paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
carving (processes)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
sandalwood (wood)
silk (textile)
Sandalwood
Silk
Unidentified Paper
Carved
Pierced
FAN & BOX

Inscription

1) Printed label on box cover: ""MAISON V. VIGINET / Bre'vete' [patent] de S.M. l'Impe'ratrice. / A. RODIEN & Cie. succ.rs / rue de Luxembourg, 48 / EVENTAILS Rep.ns d'Eventails E'CRANS"". 2) Handwritten on bottom of box: ""Francis Paine"".* [*Accession book says ""Harriet Paine""--check this].

Additional Identification Number

1945.307A,B,C

Maker

Possibly A. Rodien & Cie. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura R. Little

Accession Number

1945.307A-C