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Brisé fan

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Brisé fan with painted bone inner blades and cream colored silk satin connecting ribbon. Both sides of the fan show three painted pink and red floral medallions surrounded by a pierced bone and black painted details framed within a floral border. Metal ring and rivet.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Chinese for export, Qing Dynasty, 1840

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5cm (7 11/16in.) Other (open maximum): 33.5cm (13 3/16in.)

Accession Number

1976.412

Medium or Technique

Bone; paint; metal; silk satin weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes