Brise' Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880s

GUSN

GUSN-38458

Description

Fan (A): Plain tortoise shell sticks and guards; brise' type, threaded with brown grosgrain ribbon; metal rivet and shell ring with loop at end. BOX (B): Hinged cardboard covered with white paper with embossed fan and floral medallions.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brisé fans
accessories
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
tortoise shell
monograms
Shell
Silk
Unidentified Paper
Monogram
FAN & BOX

Inscription

Carved shell letters attached to guards: ""F"" on one, ""M"" on the other.

Additional Identification Number

1936.227A,B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1936.227AB