Brisé fan

Object Number: 
1944.37a
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 )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on sticks: "St. Gall", "Bern", "Zoug", "Zurich", etc.
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group