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1930

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Brisé Fan, 1900–30

This is a Brisé fan. It is dated 1900–30 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is feathers, imitation tortoise shell sticks, silk ribbon and tassel. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Sheila Bruce. It is credited Gift of Sheila Bruce.

Its dimensions are

H x W (without tassel): 20.3 x 26 cm (8 in. x 10 1/4 in.) H x W (with tassel): 38.7 x 26 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Brisé Fan, 1900–30; feathers, imitation tortoise shell sticks, silk ribbon and tassel; H x W (without tassel): 20.3 x 26 cm (8 in. x 10 1/4 in.) H x W (with tassel): 38.7 x 26 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Sheila Bruce; 1990-25-20

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