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Single skin leaf with silk backing. Obverse: salon scene of four women and man playing blind-man's-bluff, two men and two women at table right playing game, overturned chair right foreground; stylized gilt border with birds and flowers at sides, signed "G. Neitey." Reverse: stylized garlands on...

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Signed

G. Neitey

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1890s

Object Place

possibly Paris, France

Dimensions

Guard: 29.5 cm (11 5/8 in.); maximum open: 51 cm (20 1/16 in.); arc: 140°

Accession Number

1976.270

Medium or Technique

Skin/silk leaf painted in watercolor; pierced and gilded mother-of-pearl sticks; gilt

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes