Brise' Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870

GUSN

GUSN-29146

Description

FAN (A): varnished wood sticks and guards, brise' type; carved along edges to imitate stitching; floral spray of dark red roses and brown leaves painted on one side; threaded with tan silk ribbon; one mother of pearl washer; metal ring with long, tan silk cord and tassel. BOX (B): hinged; varnished and decorated like fan; lined with blue silk; push button latch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brisé fans
accessories
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
floral patterns
Silk
Painted
Carved
Spray
FAN & BOX

Additional Identification Number

1920.512A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew

Accession Number

1920.512AB