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Brisé fan

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Brisé fan with silver filigree inner blades painted with white enamel, white silk connecting ribbon. Blades have central band of violets surrounded by other floral motifs. The guards have curvilinear floral motifs. Silver filigree rivet.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Italian (Genoa), Qing Dynasty, 1820–25

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5cm (8 1/16in.) Other (open maximum): 35.5cm (14in.)

Accession Number

1976.406

Medium or Technique

Silver; enamel; silk satin weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes