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Brise' Fan

Description

Long, light imitation tortoise shell sticks and guards; brise' type, threaded with red ribbon; set with steel spangles; painted on both sides with gold branches; mother of pearl washers; red silk tassel on a cord.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Material
artificial
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
painting (coating)
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
tortoise shell
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
artificial
Branch
brisé fans
FAN
foliation (pattern)
Horn
horn (animal material)
Imitation Tortoise Shell
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
Painted
painting (coating)
sequins (spangles)
Silk
silk (textile)
Spangles
tortoise shell
Accession Number
1930.435
GUSN
33302

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