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Obverse: "Hawking Party," hunter on horseback and standing center, hunter with birds, gun, dog to left, farm figures to right; chinoiserie scene below shoulders. Reverse: pastoral scene of man and woman resting after hunt with another hunter, dogs; chinoiserie scene with pheasant below shoulder....

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1880s (?)

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Guard: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.); maximum open: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.189

Medium or Technique

Ivory blades painted with oil and lacquered; silk; paste

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes