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Fan with painted paper leaf

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Painted fan (broken), bundle of pieces of brocade. Obverse: center vignette of man leaning on staff and seated woman with staff, pastoral setting, stream and buildings right; surrounded by vertical spiraling floral bands. Reverse: simple budding branch center. Gilt paper binding. Carved and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles T. Pierce

English, about 1780


28.5 cm (11 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 28.5 cm (guard) x 52.5 cm (open max.)

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Medium or Technique

Paper and ivory


Textiles and Fashion Arts