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Fan with cut steel and gilded textured paper decoration embroidered with black thread on white net leaf. Gilt paper binding. Ivory sticks with inset steel dots; steel plate with cut-out dots backed with gilded textured paper on guards. Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivet. Condition: reverse guard...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably French or English, about 1800

Object Place

France or England (probably)

Dimensions

16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1302

Medium or Technique

Steel, embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes