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A small fan with gilded stamped sticks and leaf of pink satin with minute vine design embroidered in gold thread and gold sequins; in a box covered with pink satin and trimmed with gilt paper strips.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

22.4 cm (8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2003

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with gold metallic yarns and sequins with gilt stamped wood sticks, mother-of-pearl

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes