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Brisé Fan, 2 E 91, 20th century

This is a Brisé fan. It was made by Vince Vitale. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is photographs taped to stained bamboo sticks. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 29.2 × 37.1 cm (11 1/2 × 14 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Painted in white on one stick: "2 e 91" vincent vitale

Cite this object as

Brisé Fan, 2 E 91, 20th century; Made by Vince Vitale ; USA; photographs taped to stained bamboo sticks; H x W (open): 29.2 × 37.1 cm (11 1/2 × 14 5/8 in.); 1987-10-1

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