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Brisé fan with brown silk connecting ribbon. Carved and etched fruitwood or Swiss walnut sticks, gentian flowers on blades and reverse guard, rose of obverse guard; lacquered decals of costumes of the 22 Swiss Cantons on blades (names on reverse).

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Swiss, 19th century

Object Place

Switzerland

Dimensions

26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.337

Medium or Technique

Wood; carved

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes