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Large fan with short painted leaf showing a number of ladies and gentlemen seated in country setting and wearing costumes suggestive of the 17th century, on back of leaf a group of Turkish ladies, wide closely spaced mother-of-pearl sticks elaborately carved and pierced in geometric and stylized...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Pauline Fenno

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1748

Medium or Technique

Mother-of-pearl, painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes