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Double skin leaf. Obverse: center vignette of man showing a man and a young woman oval painting of a young man, columns, balustrade behind, cityscape in background; surrounded by printed "lace" design on blue striped background with flowering vines; fly on lace right. Reverse: picture of couple...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1730–40

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

Guard: 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.); maximum open: 59.0 cm (23 1/4 in.); arc: 165°

Accession Number

1976.342

Medium or Technique

Skin leaf etched and painted in gouache; pierced, carved, and gilded sticks backed with mother-of-pearl; paste

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes