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Double paper leaf. "The Recovery of George III." Initials "GR" in brass sequins center, royal crown above, crossed rose and thistle below; blue-violet band across top decorated with gilt and brass sequins, inscribed "Health is restorer to ONE and happinefs to Millions;" blue-violet scrolls to...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1789

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Guard: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.); maximum open: 50 cm (19 11/16 in.); arc: 140°

Accession Number

1976.307

Medium or Technique

Paper leaf painted in gouache, with applied cold sequins; pierced bone sticks; mother-of-pearl

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes