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Brisé Fan, late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Brisé fan. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is celluloid sticks, ostrich feathers. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Mabel Choate. It is credited Gift of Mabel Choate.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 39.4 x 63.5 cm (15 1/2 x 25 in.)

Cite this object as

Brisé Fan, late 19th–early 20th century; celluloid sticks, ostrich feathers; H x W (open): 39.4 x 63.5 cm (15 1/2 x 25 in.); Gift of Mabel Choate; 1949-50-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rebeca Méndez Selects.

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