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Commemorative fan of Lafayette

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Commemorative fan of Lafayette. Painted white silk leaf. Obverse: center medallion of Fame with tricolor sash holding wreath and blowing horn, blue and painted "sequin" border; crossed French and American flags with liberty cap on staff tied with ribbon to sides; floral motifs between; monogram...

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Oldham Collection

French, for American market, 1824

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28 x 43.6 x 2.7 cm (11 x 17 3/16 x 1 1/16 in.) fan open

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Medium or Technique

Silk and bone painted, with metallic and silver paint and sequins


Textiles and Fashion Arts