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Brisé Fan

This is a Brisé fan. It is dated late 18th–19th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is pierced and carved ivory sticks, 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 (open): 15.2 x 26 cm (6 x 10 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Brisé Fan; pierced and carved ivory sticks, silk ribbon; H x W (open): 15.2 x 26 cm (6 x 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-208-a

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