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Printed and painted paper leaf. Obverse: two men and three women in 18th century pastoral setting, gilt chinoiserie-style decoration at sides and top. Reverse: two women with baskets and man in boat in Italian setting with buildings on shore, decorative gilt at sides and top. Green dyed feathers...

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Italian or French, 1840–60

Object Place

Italy or France


52 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Painted paper


Textiles and Fashion Arts