Brise' Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-33302

Description

Long, light imitation tortoise shell sticks and guards; brise' type, threaded with red ribbon; set with steel spangles; painted on both sides with gold branches; mother of pearl washers; red silk tassel on a cord.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brisé fans
accessories
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
tortoise shell
artificial
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
sequins (spangles)
foliation (pattern)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
Horn
Spangles
Silk
Painted
Branch
Imitation Tortoise Shell
FAN

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1930.435