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Brisé Fan

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Ivory brisé style fan, pierced work creates a floral motif throughout the 26 inner blades. There is a silk satin connecting ribbon. Guards are carved ivory with a row of roses against a geometric background. All are attached with a metal rivet.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. John B. Osborn to the MFA, June 5, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John B. Osborn

Chinese for export, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 61 x 50.8cm (24 x 20in.)

Accession Number

41.526

Medium or Technique

Ivory; silk satin; metal rivet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes