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Brisé Fan And Case

This is a Brisé fan and case. It is dated early 18th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is ivory sticks painted in oil and finished with vernis martin, tortoise shell guards, silk ribbon, faceted stone at rivet. 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 (a): 21.6 x 32.4 cm (8 1/2 x 12 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Brisé Fan And Case; Previously owned by Metropolitan Museum of Art ; ivory sticks painted in oil and finished with vernis martin, tortoise shell guards, silk ribbon, faceted stone at rivet; H x W (a): 21.6 x 32.4 cm (8 1/2 x 12 3/4 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-161-220-a,b

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