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Carved ivory stick and finial. Cover of black bobbin lace, design of flowers radiating from finial, separated from outside border of flowers by a scalloped line. Separate piece of lace with pattern of vertical branches is sewn to edge of cover. Cover lined in 2 layers: black satin directly under...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Donald Scott

Probably European, 19th century

Dimensions

68 cm (26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.963

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes