Fan with box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-904

Description

. 1 is cartouche-type fan of ivory silk ground painted with flowers in pink , blue, green & gold; borders in gold, red & green; gold sequins around central bouquet; ivory sticks & guards outlined in gold paint; right guard carved in circular patterns painted in gold & silver; metal rivet set with faceted glass bead on left side (missing on right). . 2 is original box covered in white ribbed moire.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
cartouches (ornament)
floral patterns
Women's personal gear
Silk
Vegetable Ivory
Painted
Sequins
Floral
Cartouche
FAN

Inscription

Label printed in blue in cover of box, name in script, address printed, fan shape at lower left: ""E. Creusy/48, Rue Meslay, 48/Paris""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Creusy, E. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6927.1-2