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Brisé fan with box

Brisé fan with box
Title
Brisé fan with box
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Laurent Oppenheim
Object Number 
1946.170a-c
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this fan was used by Louisa Barnard Levy (1807-1887), the grandmother of Florence N. Levy.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group