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Brisé fan

Object Number: 
1944.37c
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Ivory, feathers, silk, metal, mother of pearl
Dimensions: 
closed: 10 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 26.7 x 3.8 cm ) open: 15 1/2 x 11 x 1 in. ( 39.4 x 27.9 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Brisé fan with ivory guards and sticks with carved and ribbed floral motifs and gray and white feathers attached to edge; sticks joined by ivory-colored silk ribbon; metal handle and rivet with mother of pearl button.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Ina Love Thursby
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group