Presented here is a beautiful antique fan in the original box marked L. Hollander & Co, New York. The fan is fabric, appears to be a silk organdy backed with a fine open weave fabric. It has cut work with fine net inserts around the harps and at the top and base. It is ornately embellished with tiny hand sewn sequins in gold and silver, some are small flower shapes and some tiny stars.
The sticks are wood with very intricate open work and gilt designs. It is 8 high folded.
Overall excellent antique condition, some missing sequins and the backing has some splits, nothing apparent. The box is in fair condition, it has some stains and edge wear. The written description is based on my opinion and observation of the item. I do my best, if you have another opinion please feel free to let me know, additional knowledge is always appreciated.
The listing is for the items described only, props and display items are not included. Check out my other items.
Be sure to add me to your favorites list. I try to note any obvious damage or flaws but there may be flaws or damage not noticed on initial inspection. I do not take anything apart or check every hidden fold. Items "new with tags" may have been display models, overstock or self pulls, they have been in the retail environment and while they are new, they may have been handled by customers.There is a chance they might have minor cosmetic conditions from being handled or tried on. The item "ANTIQUE Edwardian hand FAN carved wood sticks ECRU SILK sequin HARPS in BOX 8" is in sale since Thursday, September 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Hand Fans". The seller is "reflectionsdru" and is located in Virginia City, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.