Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-62713

Description

Two carved staves, rounded top, tapers to circle amd baluster form base with single peirced hole for shaped brass loop. Assorted floral, pagoda, and figural motifs carved on staves. High relief carved guards depicting figures, pagodas and dense foliate background. Magenta silk ribbon intertwined through ribs 1 1/2" from top. Green string tied to brass hook with 2 glass beads, wood knobs and magenta and cream colored tassels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
silk (textile)
Brass
Glass
Silk
FAN

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

P787

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.25 x 16.5 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1987.686