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Double paper leaf. Obverse: "The Trinket Seller," set outside a formal garden. Woman carrying basket of cakes left, traveling salesman offers woman and man trinkets from chest center, man and woman around sundial right, floral border. reverse design of pastoral scene of man playing instrument,...

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Provenance

Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1750s

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Guard: 27 (10 5/8); maximum open: 45 cm (17 11/16 in.); arc: 120°

Accession Number

1976.226

Medium or Technique

Paper leaf painted in gouache; pierced, painted, and regilded ivory sticks; paste

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes