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Brisé lorgnette fan

probably French
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: probably France

Dimensions

14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2088

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brisé lorgnette fan, brown silk connecting ribbon. Serpentine horn sticks, gilt-silver foil decoration in floral motifs, inset steel dots and rings. Lorgnette at heads of sticks above ribbon, glass in guards. Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivet. Condition: much foil missing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection