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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Silk, paper and ivory


Textiles and Fashion Arts


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