Fan with Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-910

Description

Ivory silk gauze leaf with allover pattern of silver flower-shaped sequins with silver sequin scrolling across top; ivory sticks & guards carved in floral pattern & trimmed with round silver sequins; metal rivet, washer & ring; washer & ring painted ivory: . 2A & B are original box & cover covered in diamond pattern paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
carving (processes)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
painting (coating)
ivory (tooth component)
hand sewing
gauze
weddings
scrolls (motifs)
floral patterns
Women's personal gear
Silk
Gauze
Vegetable Ivory
Sequins
Machine Sewn
Painted
Carved
Floral
Scroll
Wedding
FAN

Inscription

Paper label printed in gold inside box cover, in solid frame with fan shapes in corners; from left to right 1. ""Corbeilles De Marriage/ 2 classical medallions/1878"" 2. name in script, address printed ""FABRIQUE D'EVENTAILS & D'ECRANS/ Ed. Creusy/48, Rue Meslay, 48/Paris"" 3. ""FANTASIE REPARATIONS/2 classical medallion/1889"" 4. lower right corner ""1223 DEPLANCHE 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

1969.6933.1-2