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Dance program or carnet du bal brisé fan. Five ivory blades suitable for names of dance partners, no connecting ribbon. Silver filigree guards with blue paper backing; silver mount for pencil and hook to hold fan closed on side of one guard. Small wood pencil with decorative silver head. Silver...

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Italian or French, early 19th century

Object Place

Italy or France

Dimensions

6.1 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.544

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes