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Black paper continuous pleated leaf with a floral arrangement of pink peonies and red chrysanthemums with a yellow and blue bird. Black lacquered sticks and a black guard with red painted flowers. Steel rivet.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Chinese for export, Qing Dynasty, 1850–60

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 30cm (11 13/16in.) Other (open maximum): 51cm (20 1/16in.)

Accession Number

1976.415

Medium or Technique

Painted paper; lacquer; steel

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes