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Double silk leaf decorated with polychrome spangles and gilt-silver yarns. Obverse: pastoral scene of man and woman, stylized border, pink background, gilt edging; music and instruments in vignette right. Reverse: plain yellow silk, signed "Duvelleroy" left guardstick. Fourteen machine-pierced...

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Signed

Loch

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1880s

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

Guard: 28 cm (11 in.); maximum open: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.); 145°

Accession Number

1976.269

Medium or Technique

Silk leaf painted in gouache, decorated with brass, steel, and multicolored sequins; pierced, gilt ivory sticks

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Costumes