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Fan with Brussel rose point lace leaf. Floral and vegetative design. Mother-of-pearl blades below shoulders and guards; pierced ivory blades above shoulders. Steel studs in rivet. White silk tassel and loop (for securing fan closed) depend from brass loop on brass ring. (Purchased in Paris, 1886).

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

French or Belgian, about 1886

Object Place

France or Belgium

Dimensions

30.5 cm (12 in.)

Accession Number

1976.541

Medium or Technique

Point lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Collages