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Fan with Belgian point and bobbin lace

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Fan with Belgian point and bobbin lace appliquéd to white net leaf. Carved and etched mother-of-pearl blades below shoulders and guards in conventionalized floral motif; white painted wood blades above shoulders. White silk tassels depends from steel ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

French or Belgian, About 1870


29 cm (11 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mother-of-pearl, wook, Silk; Belgian point, bobbin lace, carved, painted


Textiles and Fashion Arts