Ivory, metal, mother of pearl, cardboard
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 )
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.
handwritten in pencil: on piece of paper found inside box: "Given to Harriet Francis / by her uncle / Chas. H. Parker - / about 1855"
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