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Brisé Fan, ca. 1830

This is a Brisé fan. It is dated ca. 1830 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is carved and pierced horn sticks, mother-of-pearl guards with steel piqués, silk ribbon. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

  • Pleated Fan, 1910–1920
  • silk leaf embroidered with spangles, ebony sticks inlaid with steel piqués,....
  • Gift of Sheila Bruce.
  • 1990-25-18

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 18.1 × 33 cm (7 1/8 × 13 in.)

Cite this object as

Brisé Fan, ca. 1830; carved and pierced horn sticks, mother-of-pearl guards with steel piqués, silk ribbon; H x W (open): 18.1 × 33 cm (7 1/8 × 13 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-210

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