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Fan with gouache painted vellum leaf. Obverse: Venus and Adonis with Cupid and doves, dark red, gilt and silvered decorative borders. Reverse: possibly Venus and Adonis before tent, floral borders. Carved tortoiseshell sticks with gilt-silver covering guards and obverse blades; figures playing...

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Italian, about 1775

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

1976.347

Medium or Technique

Vellum; painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes