Brisé fan

Chinese
Qing Dynasty
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 25.5cm (10 1/16in.) Other (open maximum): 43cm (16 15/16in.)

Accession Number

1976.401

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 and white silk connecting ribbon. Monogram “FC” in central shield with a medallion on either side showing landscape motifs surrounded by flowering vines and birds. Carved, three-dimensional peonies and sunflowers on guards.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection