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Brisé fan

Brisé fan
Title
Brisé fan
Date 
1900-1920
Medium 
Wood, paper, paint, ribbon, metal
Dimensions 
closed: 9 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. ( 24.1 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Wooden brisé fan with pierced sticks, each with the shield of one of the Swiss cantons at its tip, and a figure (color-printed on paper) representing the canton with the name of the canton handwritten below it; sticks joined by white ribbon; metal handle.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Ina Love Thursby
Object Number 
1944.37a
Marks 
handwritten in ink: on sticks: "St. Gall", "Bern", "Zoug", "Zurich", etc.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group