Brise' Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-30530

Description

Tortoise shell sticks and guards; brise' type, threaded with pink ribbon; pierced in coral and leaf pattern; painted with blue flowers with green leaves; mother of pearl washers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brisé fans
accessories
figure- and animal-derived motifs
corals (animals)
coral (material)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
tortoise shell
figure- and animal-derived motifs
corals (animals)
coral (material)
floral patterns
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Shell
Silk
Painted
Coral
Leaf
Floral
FAN

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1925.134