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Single skin leaf. Obverse: pastoral scene with shepherd and shepherdess with crooks. Reverse: slight landscape and man. Twenty pierced ivory sticks painted with garlands in green, black and gold.

Provenance

Gift of Miss Sarah Dearborn to MFA, June 14, 1917.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Sarah Dearborn

English, 1740s

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Guard: 24.7 cm (9 3/4 in.); maximum open 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1680

Medium or Technique

Skin leaf painted in gouache; pierced and painted ivory sticks

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes