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Brisé fan

Brisé minuet fan, white silk connecting ribbon. Pierced ivory sticks in stylized vegetative motif. Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivet, Condition: ribbon much split, one blade damaged.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

possibly French, 1800–30

Object Place

France (possibly)

Accession Number

43.2096

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes