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Double paper leaf. Six young people enjoying innocent country pleasures (one is flying a kite). Sixteen narrow, pierced and painted ivory sticks.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to MFA, July 1, 1901.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

French, 1750s

Object Place

France

Dimensions

maximum open: 49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6688

Medium or Technique

Paper leaf painted in gouache; pierced and painted ivory sticks

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes