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Brise' Fan

Description

Carved ivory brise' with rounded stick-ends; three large medallions (one shield-shaped) and eight smaller ones; white silk ribbon along top; wide white silk ribbon handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
brisé fans
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN
ivory (tooth component)
Medallion
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1965.213
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret A. Simmonds
GUSN
47238

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