Fan with box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-907

Description

Medallion-style paper leaf with outdoor scene in oval medallion in purple, yellow, green & blue watercolors; body trimmed with foliate borders in yellow & green; yellow swags & ribbons on either side of oval; labeled "JARDINS DE LOUVRE" ; bamboo sticks & guards painted brown; metal rivet & ring with shell washers. . 2 is box.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
bamboo (material)
borders (ornament areas)
foliation (pattern)
pastoral
ribbon (material)
swags
Women's personal gear
Unidentified Paper
Bamboo
Watercolor
Painted
Pastoral
Foliate Border
Swag
Ribbon
Medallion
Pastoral
FAN

Inscription

1. Printed in ink on lower right side of oval: ""Popry"" 2. Paper label inside box cover: in script ""Creusy/48, Rue Meslay/Paris""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Creusy, E. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6930.1-2