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White feather with painted and gilt floral swags, bird and decorative motifs mounted on sticks and tipped with marabou feathers. Carved and pierced ivory sticks with gilt-silver details. Flirting mirror on obverse guard, gilt frame, held by small blue, orange and black feathered bird; gold foil...

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Spanish, probably for French market, about 1840

Object Place

Spain, probably for French market

Dimensions

56 cm (22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.279

Medium or Technique

Feathers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes