Brisé spyglass fan
Object Place: France
Guard: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.); diameter: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pierced horn blades, decorated with gilt-silver; silk painted with watercolor; glass
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Circular lorgnette fan, white silk connecting ribbon with blue watercolor painted flowers. Nineteen pierced horn sticks, decorated with gilt-silver and piqué work. Spyglass magnifier set in center at rivet.
Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, November 10, 1943.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection