Brisé fan with box

Object Number: 
1946.170a-c
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Horn, metal, ribbon, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall (fan): 6 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 in. (15.2 x 3.8 x 1.9 cm)
Description: 
Brisé fan with pierced horn sticks decorated with metal piqué and dots of pink, orange, purple, yellow, and blue paint; sticks joined by light blue silk ribbon; green cardboard box.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this fan was used by Louisa Barnard Levy (1807-1887), the grandmother of Florence N. Levy.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Laurent Oppenheim
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group