Brise' Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1790

GUSN

GUSN-7444

Description

FAN (A): Ivory brise' fan; delicately carved guards with flowers; sticks intricately carved; center combed cartouche with monogram G. P.; eight small medallions in open work; two larger oval medallions finely carved; green silk ribbon. BOX (B,C): Cylindrical cardboard covered with worn pink paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

accessories
carving (processes)
combing (yarn-making)
ivory (tooth component)
monograms
Vegetable Ivory
Carved
Combed
Medallion
Monogram
FAN & BOX

Inscription

1) Carved monogram in center cartouche: initials ""G. P."" 2) Handwritten in pencil on box bottom: ""Revoc / gift"".

Additional Identification Number

1946.76A,B,C

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1946.76A-C