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Brisé Fan

This is a Brisé fan. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is pierced tortoise shell sticks, silk ribbon. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Robertson D. Ward. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Robertson D. Ward, from the collection of her mother, Mrs. Helen Wright-Clark Dawson.

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Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 15.9 x 28.9 cm (6 1/4 x 11 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Brisé Fan; pierced tortoise shell sticks, silk ribbon; H x W (open): 15.9 x 28.9 cm (6 1/4 x 11 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robertson D. Ward, from the collection of her mother, Mrs. Helen Wright-Clark Dawson; 1970-58-17

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