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Brisé Fan (possibly France), 1830–50

This is a Brisé fan. It is dated 1830–50 and we acquired it in 1923. Its medium is needle-pierced paper leaves; carved and pierced bone sticks with applied metal spangles; pierced bone guards with turquoise and mother-of-pearl inlays. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Miss Elizabeth d'Hauteville Kean. It is credited Bequest of Miss Elizabeth d'Hauteville Kean.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 24 x 45 cm (9 7/16 x 17 11/16 in.)

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Brisé Fan (possibly France), 1830–50; needle-pierced paper leaves; carved and pierced bone sticks with applied metal spangles; pierced bone guards with turquoise and mother-of-pearl inlays; H x W: 24 x 45 cm (9 7/16 x 17 11/16 in.); Bequest of Miss Elizabeth d'Hauteville Kean; 1923-24-7

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