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Fifteen carved and pierced mother of pearl sticks. One guard broken. Inlaid with spangles, double silk leaf, one side painted in bright colors with landscape and five figures, garlands of flowers and sewed on spangles.

Provenance

Anonymous Gift (Miss Helen B. Ives)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: length-- 9 1/2" spread-- 20"

Accession Number

12.1127

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes