Brisé fan with box

Brisé fan with box
Title
Brisé fan with box
Date 
ca. 1855
Medium 
Ivory, metal, mother of pearl, cardboard
Dimensions 
Overall (fan closed): 6 7/8 x 3/4 x 1 in. (17.5 x 1.9 x 2.5 cm) Box: 7 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 in. ( 18.4 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Ivory brisé fan with pierced sticks with pointed tips with scalloped edges; sticks joined by white ribbon; metal rivet with mother of pearl buttons; green cardboard box.
Object Number 
INV.968ab
Marks 
handwritten in pencil: on piece of paper found inside box: "Given to Harriet Francis / by her uncle / Chas. H. Parker - / about 1855"
Gallery Label 
A note found with the object indicates that it was given to Harriet Francis by her uncle, Charles H. Parker, around 1855.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group