Fan of dark reddish-brown leather

American
1873


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

31.4 x 45 x 3.6 cm (12 3/8 x 17 11/16 x 1 7/16 in.) fan open

Accession Number

52.1799

Medium or Technique

Silk, leather, wood, gilt paint, brass, mother-of-pearl, silk tassel and cord

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Both sticks and leaf narrow, stamped gilt edges on both sticks and leaf, top of leaf edged with short magenta silk fringe, leaf backed with dark purplish-red satin, on one outside stick the initials: S W M, and the date: Dec. 25, 1873 stamped in gold, dark purpish-red silk tassel.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Morton E. Cummings