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Brisé fan

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Brisé fan with carved and pierced ivory inner blades and white silk connecting ribbon. Monogram "FC" in central shield with a medallion on either side showing landscape motifs surrounded by flowering vines and birds. Carved, three-dimensional peonies and sunflowers on guards.

Provenance

Oldham Collection; Gift from Esther Oldham to the MFA, June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Chinese, Qing Dynasty, late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 25.5cm (10 1/16in.) Other (open maximum): 43cm (16 15/16in.)

Accession Number

1976.401

Medium or Technique

Ivory; silk satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes