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Pierced ivory sticks with reversible painted design of European and Asian figures: woman and boy offering fruit left, man and woman by tree center, man and two boys right (incomplete); trees between, butterflies above. White silk connecting ribbon.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, November 10, 1943.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Chinese, 1750–1800

Object Place

China, for export

Dimensions

Guard: 20.3 cm (8 in.); maximum open: 28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

43.2082

Medium or Technique

Pierced and painted ivory blades; silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes