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Circular brisé lorgnette fan

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Green silk connection ribbon. Pierced horn sticks, gilt-silver and silver foil decoration, inset steel dots. Heads of guards extended to form handle. Opera glass rivet. Condition: one blade broken.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably French, Late 18th–early 19th century


16 x 22 cm (6 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Ribbon, gilt-silver


Textiles and Fashion Arts