Brisé fan, anonymous, c. 1795

Brisé fan, anonymous, c. 1795

cutting, h 22.5cm × w 37.5cm × d 2.8cm More details

A brisé fan consists of overlapping sticks secured only at the top and bottom. The scene in the middle of this fan is derived from an English print of 1792. The women depicted to either side seem to have been inspired by English fashion magazines.

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