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White silk stiff gauze leaf decorated with steel sequins, machine-made white lace center and along top. Carved imitation ivory sticks. To be carried at graduations or balls.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

American (Massachusetts, Braintree), 1890–1900

Object Place

Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

22.5 x 37.7 x 3 cm (8 7/8 x 14 13/16 x 1 3/16 in.) open

Accession Number

1976.377

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze, Linen and cotton lace, metal spangles, imitation ivory

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes