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Feather Brise' Fan

Description

Gray enamelled wood sticks and guards, carved, painted with gold and silver; gray feather leaf with painted central scene of a woman kneeling in prayer at a chapel prie-dieu, in pink, brown, white and green; mother of pearl washers, metal ring with silver cord and gold tassel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880s
Material
carving (processes)
feather (material)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
brisé fans
Carved
carving (processes)
Classical Figure
FAN
Feather
feather (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
Silk
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1922.172
GUSN
29422

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