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1915

  • Work on this object ended.

1952

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Brisé Fan, early 19th–early 20th century

This is a Brisé fan. It is dated early 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is tortoise shell sticks pierced and painted with gouache, silk ribbon. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

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Brisé Fan, early 19th–early 20th century; Previously owned by Metropolitan Museum of Art ; tortoise shell sticks pierced and painted with gouache, silk ribbon; Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-213

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