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Carved open-work, gilded wooded sticks, narrow black satin lear embroidered with gold sequins in small-scalle rosette and arch design, black silk cord and tassel.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Schoenhut

American, 1860–80

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

23 x 37.5 x 3 cm (9 1/16 x 14 3/4 x 1 3/16 in.) Fan open

Accession Number

54.559

Medium or Technique

Wood gilded with silk and metal sequin embroidery, metallic thread and brass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes