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Beige single silk leaf. Obverse: "Fête de L' Agriculture" honoring the goddess Cybele: applied paper figures (découpage) of Cybele in lion-drawn chariot center, man blowing horn right, woman beating tambourine left, with painted details; appliquéd green silk ground with brown painted border;...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1798

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Guard: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.); maximum open: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.); arc: 120°

Accession Number

1976.238

Medium or Technique

Silk leaf, with applied paper, textile découpage, steel sequins; bone sticks decorated with steel piqué work; brass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes