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Brisé lorgnette fan

Brisé lorgnette fan, brown silk connecting ribbon. Serpentine horn sticks, gilt-silver foil decoration in floral motifs, inset steel dots and rings. Lorgnette at heads of sticks above ribbon, glass in guards. Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivet. Condition: much foil missing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

probably French, late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

probably France

Accession Number

43.2088

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes