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Brisé quizzing fan. Saffron-dyed pierced horn sticks with steel piqué work (some missing), yellow silk connecting ribbon. Conventionalized design with birds at heads of sticks. Quizzing of opera glass (part missing) set in rivet.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

probably Dutch, for French market, late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

probably Netherlands, for French market

Dimensions

13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.319

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes