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Fourteen thin, pierced blades of ivory. Guards carved. Face of paper leaf painted with landscape and groups of figures. On reverse, a painted tree and fence. White silk ribbon. Gilt paper border around leaf. Upper half of guards show gilding under piercing.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Sarah C. Bradlee

French or German, late 18th century

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length 10 1/2" Spread 19 1/2"

Accession Number

19.136

Medium or Technique

Silk, paper and ivory

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Personal accessories