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Commemorative fan of Uraguayan independence. Painted and gilded glazed black paper leaf. Obverse: escutcheon center: scales (equality and justice), "Cerro de Montevideo" (power), wild horse (liberty), ox (abundance); "El Sol de Mayo" (awakening independence) above, cannon, spears, flags surround;...

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Uraguayan, about 1825

Object Place

Uraguay

Dimensions

30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.355

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes