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Fan with cut steel, brass and gilded paper decoration embroidered with white silk thread on white silk obverse leaf with openings revealing glit-silver center leaf; gold silk gauze reverse leaf. Beize trim across top. Carved horn sticks with gold painted details and cut steel piqué work. Diamond...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

probably English or French, 1800–25

Object Place

England or France (probably)

Dimensions

21.7 cm (8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2099

Medium or Technique

Embroidered paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes