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Feather brisé fan

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Long sharply pointed dyed orange feathers with irregular black markings mounted on sixteen dark reformed protein blades.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley to MFA, September 14, 1950.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley

1915–25

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Guard: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.); Feathers: 25-47 cm (9 13/16-18 1/2 in.); maximum open: 56 cm (22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3166

Medium or Technique

Dyed feathers with irregular markings; reformed protein blades

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes