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Cockade calendar fan. Single white silk leaf, letter-press printed and painted in watercolor. Days of month listed for year 1774, painted floral swag border, butterflies between moths. Wood handle case with brass mechanism; ivory at ends of case.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1774

Object Place

France

Dimensions

23 x 37 cm (9 1/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2097

Medium or Technique

Silk leaf printed and painted; wood and ivory handle

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes