Brisé fan

Chinese for export
Qing Dynasty
1880


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 27.5cm (10 13/16in.) Other (open maximum): 45cm (17 11/16in.)

Accession Number

1976.422

Medium or Technique

Sandalwood; silk satin; brass

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brisé fan with sandalwood inner blades with a deep purple silk satin connecting ribbon. The blades have various figures and buildings in a raural setting surrounded by trees and greenery.

Design of many figures employed at various tasks. Guards deep carved. Brass ring.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection