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Brise' Fan & Box

Item Information

Title:
Brise' Fan & Box
Description:
FAN (A): Ivory brise' fan; delicately carved guards with flowers; sticks intricately carved; center combed cartouche with monogram G. P.; eight small medallions in open work; two larger oval medallions finely carved; green silk ribbon. BOX (B,C): Cylindrical cardboard covered with worn pink paper.
Date:
1785–1795
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
carving (processes)
combing (yarn-making)
ivory (tooth component)
accessories
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
monograms
Vegetable Ivory
Carved
Combed
Medallion
Monogram
Extent:
10 in. (L)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Accession #:
1946.76A-C
Identifier:
7444