Brisé lorgnette fan

probably French
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: probably France

Dimensions

13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.2090

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brisé lorgnette fan, orange-to-yellow silk connecting ribbon. Serpentine pierced horn sticks, inset steel dots and rings. Lorgnette at heads of sticks abobe ribbon, glass in guards. Condition: some rings missing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection