Brisé Fan

Chinese for export
Qing Dynasty
19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 61 x 50.8cm (24 x 20in.)

Accession Number

41.526

Medium or Technique

Ivory; silk satin; metal rivet

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ivory brisé style fan, pierced work creates a floral motif throughout the 26 inner blades. There is a silk satin connecting ribbon. Guards are carved ivory with a row of roses against a geometric background. All are attached with a metal rivet.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. John B. Osborn to the MFA, June 5, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John B. Osborn