11.5 in HIGH x 2 in|21 in WIDE
(29.21 cm HIGH x 5.08 cm|53.34 cm WIDE)
Gift of E. R. Lilienthal

Aftershock! Voices from the 1906 Earthquake and Fire. Great Hall, April 1 - August 13, 2006.

Fan. Description: Mother-of-pearl and ivory frame. Stretched w/floral patterned lace. Tassel on handle. Embossed floral motif on handle w/gold and silver color. Beautiful tassel - exquisitely made silk lace, probably Brussels, made for the fan. Mother of pearl guards and stays with a paste jewel at rivet on each side. Stamped with silver and gold, very expensive looking. (Joan Severa, 3/1/1994) Inez Brooks-Myers, August 27, 2008: This folding fan has a Brussels lace leaf,mother-of-pearl sticks and guards stamped with gilt and and metallic "silver" foil. The tassel is of silk chenille and silk twist.

Used: adult | Female | Evening | Lilienthal family | San Francisco

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