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Brise' Fan

Description

Tortoise shell sticks; brise' type, pierced in coral and leaf patterns; pointed tips; threaded with pink ribbon; mother of pearl washers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Material
coral (material)
corals (animals)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
piercing
silk (textile)
tortoise shell
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
brisé fans
Coral
coral (material)
corals (animals)
FAN
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Pierced
piercing
Shell
Silk
silk (textile)
tortoise shell
Accession Number
1937.571
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Mary Lee Ware
GUSN
39127

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