Brise' Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-7374

Description

FAN (A): Tortoise shell sticks and guards, pointed end; brise' type threaded with pink ribbon; pierced in coral and branch pattern; painted with multicolor floral pattern on both sides; mother of pearl washers. [Accession Book says fan came in an "incomplete box" (B). ]

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Gift of The Misses Dexter.

Accession Number

1933.1664A