Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850s

GUSN

GUSN-7377

Description

FAN (A): Horn sticks and guards, pierced, carved and inlaid with silver; courting mirror set in guard; white paper leaf set with three lithograph medallions with 18th Century figures, surrounded by blue and silver scrolls; reverse has central lithograph medallion surrounded by embossed flowers. BOX (B): Cardboard, two pieces, covered in dark green paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
carving (processes)
embossing
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
lithography
metal
paper (fiber product)
piercing
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
scrolls (motifs)
Horn
Unidentified Paper
Unidentified Metal
Lithography
Embossed
Carved
Pierced
Classical Figure
Scroll
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Stamped in gold on box lid: ""Marshall Field & Co / STATE / WASHINGTON / RADOLPH & WABASH / CHICAGO"".

Additional Identification Number

1934.884A,B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1934.884AB