Brisé fan

Chinese for export
Qing Dynasty
1840


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5cm (7 11/16in.) Other (open maximum): 33.5cm (13 3/16in.)

Accession Number

1976.412

Medium or Technique

Bone; paint; metal; silk satin weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brisé fan with painted bone inner blades and cream colored silk satin connecting ribbon. Both sides of the fan show three painted pink and red floral medallions surrounded by a pierced bone and black painted details framed within a floral border. Metal ring and rivet.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection