Brisé lorgnette fan

probably French
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: probably France

Dimensions

14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2087

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brisé lorgnette fan, beige silk connecting ribbon. Pierced horn sticks with floral motif, inset steel dots and rings. Lorgnette at heads of sticks, glass in guards. Steel buttons on rivet. Condition: ribbon split, some steel rings missing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection