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Brisé Fan (Austria), 1873

This is a Brisé fan. It is dated 1873 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is wood sticks with applied chromolithograph on paper; silk ribbon and tassel. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Mrs. James O. Green. It is credited Gift of Mrs. James O. Green.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 39 x 22 cm (15 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

"Weltausstellung, 1873 Wien" (World's Fair, 1873 Vienna)

Cite this object as

Brisé Fan (Austria), 1873; wood sticks with applied chromolithograph on paper; silk ribbon and tassel; H x W: 39 x 22 cm (15 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. James O. Green; 1920-10-2

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