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Double aqua silk leaf. Obverse: center scene of Napoleon standing on cliff, man and two white horses right; two outer panels of gilt painted and brass sequin motifs; four small medallion cameos of woman's head separate panels; stylized gilt painted vines with brass and steel sequin details on...

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Inscription

Signed "F. Creven" in lower right corner of central cartouche; signed "Alexandre" on reverse

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Late 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

34.5 cm (13 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: Open: 34.5 cm, Guard: 19.5 cm

Accession Number

1976.249

Medium or Technique

Silk leaf painted in gouache with applied sequins; horn sticks with piqué work; paste

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes