Fan Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860s

GUSN

GUSN-7336

Description

Long, wide cardboard box with hinged lid; covered in floral brocade in green, red, yellow and blue; interior contoured to fan shape and covered in red paper; traces of loop closure on lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
brocade (textile)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
floral patterns
Unidentified Paper
Silk
Brocade
Floral
FAN BOX

Inscription

Red on white printed label inside lid: ""LUENCHUN / MOTHER OF PEARL IVORY / [illegible] / TORTOISESHELL CARVER / W.6 New China Street"".

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Accessory

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1914.137B