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Fan with painted gray-white paper leaf

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Small painted and silvered sprays of flowers in manner of Spitalsfield silks; light brown paper band at top. Carved ivory sticks, blades form decorative motif when closed. Mother-of-pearl rings on rivet.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

English, about 1775–90

Object Place

England

Dimensions

50 cm (19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.299

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes