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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1953

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Brisé Fan (Scotland), early 20th century

This is a Brisé fan. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is feathers, tortoise shell sticks, silk ribbon and tassel. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Max Farrand. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Max Farrand.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open, with tassel): 74.9 × 69.2 cm (29 1/2 × 27 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

BF for Beatrix Farrand

Cite this object as

Brisé Fan (Scotland), early 20th century; feathers, tortoise shell sticks, silk ribbon and tassel; H x W (open, with tassel): 74.9 × 69.2 cm (29 1/2 × 27 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Max Farrand; 1953-143-11

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