Brise' Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-39127

Description

Tortoise shell sticks; brise' type, pierced in coral and leaf patterns; pointed tips; threaded with pink ribbon; mother of pearl washers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brisé fans
accessories
figure- and animal-derived motifs
corals (animals)
coral (material)
piercing
silk (textile)
tortoise shell
figure- and animal-derived motifs
corals (animals)
coral (material)
Shell
Silk
Pierced
Coral
FAN

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Mary Lee Ware

Accession Number

1937.571