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Painted silk and paper leaf with painted silver birds on gold branches, gold flowers with red details and black outlined silver flowers and buds. Leaf segments are purple, light green, white, light blue and pink with gilt paper binding at top. Black lacquered wood sticks with gray painted...

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Provenance

Oldham Collection; Gift from Esther Oldham to the MFA, June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Chinese for export, Qing Dynasty, 1840–50

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 24cm (9 7/16in.) Other (open maximum): 44.5cm (17 1/2in.)

Accession Number

1976.413

Medium or Technique

Silk; paper; paint; lacquer

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes