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White net leaf with cut steel and gilded paper decoration embroidered with black thread. Sixteen horn blades with glit-silver decoration; stamped metal guards. Diamond paste studs in rivet.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, November 10, 1943.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French or English, 1800–30

Object Place

France or England

Dimensions

Guard: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.); maximum open: 51 cm (20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2098

Medium or Technique

Net leaf decorated with cut steel and gilded paper, embroidered with thread; horn blades with gilt-silver decoration; stamped metal guards; paste

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes