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Pierced horn sticks with painted moonlit pastoral landscape with piqué work border (mostly missing) center, flanked by two carved and painted horns of plenty filled with tulips and other flowers. Beige silk connecting ribbon. Borders and guards decorated with piqué work (mostly missing).

Provenance

Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1810–20

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Guard: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.); maximum open: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.248

Medium or Technique

Pierced, painted horn sticks; metal; silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes