Compact Mirror - Brisé Fan
Add this slim compact mirror to your purse or pocket for moments when you need a quick touch-up! It features a print of an 18th century brisé fan and includes a 2X magnifying mirror on one side with a standard mirror on the other.
- Measures 3” in diameter
- Includes 2X Magnifying Mirror
- Design inspired by the collections of Colonial Williamsburg
- Makes a perfect gift or stocking stuffer
Brisé fans were commonly used in the early 18th century and were constructed to create a repeating pattern which gave the illusion of filigree or lace. They were typically composed of elaborately carved and thinly sliced pieces of bone, horn, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, or ivory that were then gilded and painted. Discover the brisé fans in our digital collections and view more in person at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.