Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-62709

Description

13 thin staves hinged at bottom with molded brass ring. Exterior staves are v-shaped interlaced with common twin securing paper to staves. Decoration primarily blue with cream colored blossoms at top and grouped near the middle and branches of white blossoms scattered throughout. On reverse: White background with one branch of white dogwood blossoms at center. Paper has a glossy finish-- waxed?

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
brass (alloy)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Brass
FAN

Associated Building

Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

P783

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

25 x 13.25 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1987.682

Places

Probably