Brise' Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865

GUSN

GUSN-54824

Description

FAN (A): Plain white wooden sticks and guards; brise' type, painted with blue harebells tied with violet ribbon; threadd with narrow violet ribbon; mother of pearl washer; metal rivet and ring; faded violet silk tassel. BOX (B): Cardboard, two pieces, covered in shiny dark purple paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brisé fans
accessories
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
ribbon (material)
Silk
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Velvet
Harebell
Ribbon
FAN & BOX

Additional Identification Number

1948.76A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Gift of the family of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1948.76AB