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Brise' Fan & Box

Description

Fan (A): Plain tortoise shell sticks and guards; brise' type, threaded with brown grosgrain ribbon; metal rivet and shell ring with loop at end. BOX (B): Hinged cardboard covered with white paper with embossed fan and floral medallions.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880s
Inscriptions
Carved shell letters attached to guards: ""F"" on one, ""M"" on the other.
Material
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
tortoise shell
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
brisé fans
FAN & BOX
Monogram
monograms
paper (fiber product)
Shell
Silk
silk (textile)
tortoise shell
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1936.227AB
GUSN
38458

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