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Brisé fan with box

Brisé fan with box
Title
Brisé fan with box
Date 
1850-1860
Medium 
Wood, lacquer, ribbon, paint, cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
box: 1 x 8 1/4 x 1 in. ( 2.5 x 21 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Brisé fan with black-lacquered wooden blades with gold painted pagodas, bamboo trees, and other landscape features; blades joined by pink silk ribbon; monogram "LBC" on each guard; in rectangular cardboard box covered in embossed turquoise-colored paper.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
Object Number 
1936.611ab
Marks 
painted: on each guard: "LBC" handwritten in pencil: on underside of box: "Nov. 25, 1936"
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this fan belonged to the donor's mother, Lena (Angelina) Burr Corse (b. 1847), who used it as a child.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group