Feather Fan; c. 1920s; LDFAN2001.32


The Fan Museum


Feather Fan

About this object

Imitation ivory brisé fan, the sticks and guards topped with grouse feathers, which, in turn, are mounted onto dyed goose feathers. It is clear that the synthetic 'base' has been added by another manufacturer, working with feathers. The loop is made from cellulose nitrate.
Dyed orange goose feathers, this fan has a stamped out pattern in the imitation ivory.

Date Made

c. 1920s

Medium and Materials

Imitation ivory, feathers (dyed orange), cellulose nitrate

Place Made



Length: 19cm
Span: 33cm


The Fan Museum Trust

Credit Line

The Fan Museum

Object Type

Fan (brisé)

Object number


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