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Leaf of silver-plated copper threads, decorated with silver-gilt lace, braided and couched silver-gilt threads, applied brass sequins and silver-plated copper metal forms. Fourteen machine-carved bone sticks, gilded, with "gold" piqué work. Gilt ring at rivet. "Fontage" style fan. Considerable...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Robert Lee Wolff to MFA, September 17, 1986.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Rosamond Capen Andrews (Mrs. Oliver Andrews)

about 1905

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Guard and sticks: 15-22 cm (5 7/8-8 11/16 in.); maximum open: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.); arc: 140°

Accession Number

1986.490

Medium or Technique

Metallic thread leaf, applied metal sequins; pierced and gilded bone sticks

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes