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Brise' Fan

Description

FAN (A): Plain white wooden sticks and guards; brise' type, painted with blue harebells tied with violet ribbon; threadd with narrow violet ribbon; mother of pearl washer; metal rivet and ring; faded violet silk tassel. BOX (B): Cardboard, two pieces, covered in shiny dark purple paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865
Material
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
brisé fans
FAN & BOX
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Harebell
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Ribbon
ribbon (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1948.76AB
Credit Line
Gift of the family of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
54824

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