Fan with box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-912

Description

. 3 is sheer iridescent mauve silk & cotton stiffened crepe painted with white lilacs & purple leaves highlighted in gold; bamboo sticks & guards painted gold; metal rivet & ring with mother of pearl washers & mauve silk tassel. . 1A & B are original box & lid covered in white paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
bamboo (material)
cotton (textile)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
bamboo (material)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Women's personal gear
Silk
Cotton
Bamboo
Painted
Lilac
Leaves
FAN

Inscription

Printed in black on cover of box: ""F.B. TOPPAN/NOVELTIES IN FANCY GOODS/AND/FINE JEWELRY,/144 TREMONT ST.,/BOSTON,""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Related Items

Title FAN Accession Number 1969.6934.2

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6934.3

Places

Massachusetts (United States)