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Obverse: pastoral vignette, two women walking left, couple sitting looking at statue, flower basket at feet center, woman with fan walking right, signed "E. Bayard"; gilt and painted decorative borders. Reverse: woman in dance attitude, two butterflies to sides, gilt border, beige silk leaf....

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Inscription

Stéphanie

Signed

E. Bayard

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1870–75

Object Place

Gebruder Rodeck, Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

Guard: 30.5 cm (12 in.); maximum open: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.335

Medium or Technique

Silk leaf, painted, bordered with gilt; ivory sticks; ivory guards gilt, decorated with pearls, garnets, enamel, silver

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes