Fan

French
19th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length 5" Spread 10 1/2"

Accession Number

19.141

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Personal accessories

Twenty-three thin, pliable, tortoise shell sticks fastened at top with silk ribbon. “Eventail brisé”. Shell pierced in dainty-lace-like design. Odd sticks painted with roses and forget-me-nots; silver spangles on even sticks, top and guards.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Sarah C. Bradlee