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Fan with pointed paper leaf. Obverse: man speaking to woman with wheat, dog; two women gathering wheat, watching left; basket and wheat in foreground left; trees, bushes, building behind; trees to sides. Reverse: simple scene of woman with staff before tree. Gilt paper binding. Carved and pierced...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, about 1750–75

Object Place

England

Dimensions

27.3 cm (10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.1009

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Decorative arts