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Brisé Fan (France), late 19th century

This is a Brisé fan. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is painted ivory sticks, silk ribbon, tortoise shell on guards, rivet set with a faceted stone. It is a part of the Textiles Department 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 21.6 x 38.1 cm (8 1/2 x 15 in.)

Cite this object as

Brisé Fan (France), late 19th century; painted ivory sticks, silk ribbon, tortoise shell on guards, rivet set with a faceted stone; H x W (open): 21.6 x 38.1 cm (8 1/2 x 15 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robertson D. Ward, from the collection of her mother, Mrs. Helen Wright-Clark Dawson; 1970-58-2

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