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Brisé Fan And Case, 1810–20

This is a Brisé fan and case. It is dated 1810–20 and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is drilled and painted bone, silk connecting ribbon, mother-of-pearl washer. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Georgina Schuyler and Louisa L. Schuyler. It is credited Gift of Georgina and Louisa L. Schuyler.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 16.2 x 29.8 cm (6 3/8 x 11 3/4 in.)

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Brisé Fan And Case, 1810–20; drilled and painted bone, silk connecting ribbon, mother-of-pearl washer; H x W (open): 16.2 x 29.8 cm (6 3/8 x 11 3/4 in.); Gift of Georgina and Louisa L. Schuyler; 1916-29-122-a,b

We have 1 video that features Brisé Fan And Case, 1810–20.

Collections in Motion: Reversible Fan

Demonstration of an unusual fan from the Cooper Hewitt Museum collection. Made around 1815, the fan has four different images that are revealed when it is unfolded in either direction.

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