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Leaf of "feather-shaped" segments of blue silk mounted on sticks and tipped with blue-dyed marabou feathers (mostly missing). Stylized floral motif formed by steel spangles. Carved and pierced ivory sticks. Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivet. Blue silk tassel depends from stylized brass ring....

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Spanish, about 1850–70

Object Place

Spain

Dimensions

25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.273

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes