Brisé fan

Chinese
1750–1800


Object Place: China, for export

Dimensions

Guard: 20.3 cm (8 in.); maximum open: 28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

43.2082

Medium or Technique

Pierced and painted ivory blades; silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pierced ivory sticks with reversible painted design of European and Asian figures: woman and boy offering fruit left, man and woman by tree center, man and two boys right (incomplete); trees between, butterflies above. White silk connecting ribbon.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, November 10, 1943.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection