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Brise' Fan

Description

Unfinished white wood sticks and guards; brise' type fan; threaded with white ribbon; spray of red leaves drawn on one side, pen and ink cartoon of man, woman and children on other; two small figures drawn on one guard; mother of pearl washer; metal rivet; two red silk tassels.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
Pen and ink on guard (opposite guard with figures): ""E P"" overlapping with foliate trail. [for Ellen Page].
Material
ink
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
brisé fans
Classical Figure
FAN
Ink
ink
Monogram
monograms
Silk
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1931.1942
GUSN
43094

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