Folding Fan, Box & Key

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-7469

Description

FAN (B) [accessioned that way]: Carved mother of pearl sticks; paper leaf painted with vignettes of figures in Medieval costume; mother of pearl washers; carved ring and gold silk tassel. BOX (A): Wooden box with brass inlay; hinged lid, lined with blue moire and paper. KEY (C): Key to box.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
lithography
mother of pearl
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Mother-of-Pearl
Brass
Silk
Carved
Painted
Lithography
FAN, BOX & KEY

Inscription

Label on key: ""MRS. ROLLINS FAN BOX"".

Additional Identification Number

1969.85A,B,C

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Jesse Gwendolyn Morse

Accession Number

1969.85A-C