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Brisé fan

Brisé fan
Title
Brisé fan
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
Object Number 
1944.37c
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group