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Black bobbin lace fan; design of roses, morning glories, carnations, etc., narrow border of rosette-like blossoms; mother-of-pearl sticks carved in open-work design and set with gilded dots.

Provenance

Said to have been made for the Paris Exposition.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Schoenhut

French, About 1887

Object Place

Chantilly, France

Dimensions

35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.557

Medium or Technique

Mother of pearl, bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes