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Leaf: skin recto, paper verso. Obverse: pastoral scene of woman crowning man with wreath of roses, with three other woman in rear; woman with spindle, child with dog, child playing horn, left; woman with flower basket proffering rose, right; decorative gilt border. Reverse: pastoral scene of...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1760s

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Guard: 27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.); maximum open: 52 cm (20 1/2 in.); arc: 150°

Accession Number

1976.186

Medium or Technique

Skin/paper leaf painted in gouache; pierced, carved, painted and gilded ivory sticks; articulated medallion in ivory guards

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes