Brisé fan

Chinese for export
Qing Dynasty
1790–1800


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 20cm (7 7/8in.) Other (open maximum): 31.5cm (12 3/8in.)

Accession Number

1976.397

Medium or Technique

Ivory; silk satin weave; rhinestone; metal

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brisé fan with carved and pierced ivory inner blades and white silk satin connecting ribbon. Monogram center with medallions enclosing landscapes scenes on either side. Surrounded by floral vines and baskets. Deeply carved guards with baskets and flowers, rhinestone stud in metal rivet.

Provenance

Oldham Collection; Gift from Esther Oldham to the MFA, June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Oldham Collection