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Double leaf fan painted in the "stipple" technique. Obverse: "Erminia Finds Tancred" woman in armor, horse and Turk behind, slain man right with shield inscribed "ANDREA BOLOGHIL," slain man left. Reverse: India ink town scene with pins in sides center, music dated "1767" left, portrait of man...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1767

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Guard: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.); maximum open: 52 cm (20 1/2 in.); arc: 140°

Accession Number

1976.343

Medium or Technique

Skin leaf painted in gouache; painted ivory sticks, pierced guards, paste

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes