Brisé fan

Spanish
about 1850–70


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.273

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Leaf of “feather-shaped” segments of blue silk mounted on sticks and tipped with blue-dyed marabou feathers (mostly missing). Stylized floral motif formed by steel spangles. Carved and pierced ivory sticks. Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivet. Blue silk tassel depends from stylized brass ring. Fiddle-shaped white cardboard box with costume plate on cover.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection