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Cabriolet fan

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Two concentric narrow paper leaves. Obverse: three chinoiserie scenes, man in temple, left; figures around man in cabriolet, center; man and boy under tree, right; stylized floral border (upper leaf); musicians center, other figures and floral border (lower leaf). Reverse: swags of painted...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1755–60

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

Guard: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.); maximum open: 50 cm (19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.212

Medium or Technique

Paper leaf printed and handcolored; painted and lightly polished wood sticks

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes