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Carved ivory stick and finial, each tipped with a ball of malachite. Cover of cream silk moiré stamped with rose pattern in scallops at edge. Gold-colored metal fittings. Silk soiled; light taffeta lining split and rotted. Traces of black stitches on cover.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Yves Henry Buhler

French, 1850–1900

Object Place

France

Dimensions

65 cm (25 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.664

Medium or Technique

Silk, ivory; moiré, taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes