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Brisé minuet fan. Pierced horn sticks heavily ornamented with gilt; heads carved in alternating pagoda and Gothic shapes; painted scene with chinoiserie figures center; brown silk connecting ribbon. Mother-of-pearl rings on rivet.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

English, about 1825

Object Place

England

Dimensions

19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1976.318

Medium or Technique

Carved

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes