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Double paper leaf. Wallpaper or dominotier-style fan printed with the words of a French Revolutionary song. Printed and hand-colored design of statue representing Liberty holding plummet and triangle in right hand, staff surmounted by Cap of Liberty and tablet inleft, on pedestal engraved...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1789–92

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Guard: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.); maximum open: 50.5 cm (19 7/8 in.); arc: 160°

Accession Number

1976.234

Medium or Technique

Paper leaf, etched, engraved and painted in watercolor; bone sticks and washer

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes