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Seventeen pierced ivory sticks, painted with rosebuds; double leaf, paper on face printed with three figures and landscape colored and gilded by hand. Back is of kid, printed and colored. Signed F. C. No. 226. Five sticks broken. Part of one missing.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. J. Lewis Ellis through Mrs. Charlotte E. Danforth

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. Lewis Ellis

English, 19th century

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: length--5 3/4" spread--13"

Accession Number

10.85

Medium or Technique

Paper and ivory

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Personal accessories