Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-6524

Description

Pierced flat ivory stays with intricate scroll-like designs; once had ribbon threaded through stays.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
piercing
Vegetable Ivory
Carved
Pierced
FAN

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

1.125 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1318