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Brise' Fan

Description

Small ivory fan; carved ivory sticks with cream silk ribbon; shield shape with pagodas in center; surrounded by figures, trees, birds; sticks are comb-like.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
brisé fans
Carved
carving (processes)
Chinoiserie
FAN
ivory (tooth component)
Pagoda
Shield
shields (motifs)
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1988.510
GUSN
7494

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