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Brise' Feather Fan

Description

Pierced ivory sticks and guards; blue feather leaf painted with exotic birds and flowers in blue, red, green and silver; tipped with marabou; mother of pearl washer.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Material
feather (material)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
brisé fans
FAN
Feather
feather (material)
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pierced
piercing
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1965.211
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret A. Simmonds
GUSN
47236

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