Brisé Fan; c. 1920; LDFAN2003.81A.Y & LDFAN2003.81B.Y

From

The Fan Museum

Name/Title

Brisé Fan

About this object

Miniature imitation ivory brisé celluloid fan with a 'punched out' pattern on the sticks. The guards display a silhouette of a girl, inscribed 'Souvenir of Atlantic City'. This fan is also furnished with a matching celluloid chain, most likely because it was intended to be worn as a necklace.

Date Made

c. 1920

Period

Twentieth Century

Medium and Materials

Celluloid

Place Made

USA

Inscription and Marks

'SOUVENIR OF ATLANTIC CITY'

Technique

stamped

Measurements

Fan
Length: 11cm
Span: 10cm

Chain
Length: 38cm

Collection

The Fan Museum Trust

Credit Line

The Fan Museum

Object Type

Fan (brisé)

Object number

LDFAN2003.81A.Y & LDFAN2003.81B.Y

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