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Brisé Fan (France)

This is a Brisé fan. It is dated 1720–29 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is ivory sticks painted in oil and finished with vernis martin, tortoise shell overlay on guards, mother-of-pearl rivet, silk ribbon . It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 21 x 34.3 cm (8 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)

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Brisé Fan (France); Previously owned by Metropolitan Museum of Art ; ivory sticks painted in oil and finished with vernis martin, tortoise shell overlay on guards, mother-of-pearl rivet, silk ribbon ; H x W: 21 x 34.3 cm (8 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-197

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