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Brise' Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): varnished wood sticks and guards, brise' type; carved along edges to imitate stitching; floral spray of dark red roses and brown leaves painted on one side; threaded with tan silk ribbon; one mother of pearl washer; metal ring with long, tan silk cord and tassel. BOX (B): hinged; varnished and decorated like fan; lined with blue silk; push button latch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
brisé fans
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN & BOX
floral patterns
Painted
painting (coating)
Silk
silk (textile)
Spray
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1920.512AB
Credit Line
Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew
GUSN
29146

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