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Fan with Belgian point lace appliquéd to black net leaf, embroidered with steel sequins. Design of thistles and heather. Wavy Neopolitan shell sticks with steel piqué work, blades pierced above shoulders; inscribed "D S D" on back of obverse guard.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Belgian or French, about 1880–90

Object Place

Belgium or France

Dimensions

27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.522

Medium or Technique

Point lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes