closed: 6 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 5/8 in. ( 16.8 x 3.8 x 1.6 cm )
Ivory brisé fan with square-tipped sticks joined by ivory-colored silk ribbon; guards with intricate relief carving and sticks with framed pagodas, floral motifs, and central shield of solid ivory on ribbed ground.
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
handwritten in ink: on note accompanying object: "Carved Ivory Fan sent to / Mrs Maria (Cooper) Pillow / by her son Edward Pillow Jr.(?) / of the British Navy. from / India where he was stationed / for fourteen years. / Given by her to her granddaughter / Eliza Pilcher afterwards Mrs John V. Cox"
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