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Brisé fan with box

Brisé fan with box
Title
Brisé fan with box
Date 
1750-1850
Medium 
Ivory, wood, leather, silk, metal
Dimensions 
Overall (fan closed): 8 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. (21.6 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm) Box: 2 x 11 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 28.9 x 6.4
Description 
Ivory brisé fan with shaped, undecorated guards and sticks, and metal handle; sticks joined by ivory-colored silk ribbon; in rectangular leather-covered wooden box with burgundy silk lining.
Object Number 
INV.8617ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group