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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1985

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Brisé Fan (possibly USA), late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Brisé fan. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is painted feathers, painted and silvered wood sticks, silk ribbon metal bail, bone washer at rivet. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Ms. Dorothy Warren.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 27.9 × 49.5 cm (11 × 19 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Brisé Fan (possibly USA), late 19th–early 20th century; painted feathers, painted and silvered wood sticks, silk ribbon metal bail, bone washer at rivet; H x W (open): 27.9 × 49.5 cm (11 × 19 1/2 in.); 1985-77-1

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