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Brisé Fan, 18th century

This is a Brisé fan. It was manufactured by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is pierced bone sticks, silk ribbon. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 16.5 x 31.1 cm (6 1/2 x 12 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Brisé Fan, 18th century; Manufactured by Sarah Cooper Hewitt (American, 1859–1930); pierced bone sticks, silk ribbon; H x W (open): 16.5 x 31.1 cm (6 1/2 x 12 1/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-247

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