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Spanish-style fan of dark blue glazed paper leaf that commemorates Jenny Lind. Obverse: three printed portraits set into leaf; operatic costume signed "Jenny Lind DA" at left; contemporary costume signed "Jenny L[ind]" at center; operatic costume signed "Jenny [Lind] par A. Charo[]" at right;...

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Provenance

Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

French, about 1850

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 50cm (19 11/16in.) Other (guard): 27cm (10 5/8in.)

Accession Number

1976.255

Medium or Technique

Glazed paper with ebony sticks

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes