Brisé fan

Chinese
Qing Dynasty
late 18th early 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 26.5cm (10 7/16in.) Other (open maximum): 46.5cm (18 5/16in.)

Accession Number

1976.400

Medium or Technique

Ivory; silk satin

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brisé fan with carved and pierced ivory inner blades with a white silk connecting ribbon. Monogram “FW” in central shield surrounded by floral vines and ribbons. Deep carved floral motif on guards.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection