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Fan with black Chantilly lace leaf backed with stiff white guaze. Center band of pine and pal trees, bustard (?) birds, insects and other flora; leaf motif at borders. Red tinted abolone mother-of-pearl sticks; gilt embossed monogram "M K" center blades and decorative border blades and guards....

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

French, about 1870

Object Place

France

Dimensions

27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.525

Medium or Technique

Chantilly lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes