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Large white lace fan

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Bobbin appliqué on net with minute dots in needlepoint; spray of flowers spreading to sides from center of fan; small scale flowering design of vine forming scalloped edge; mounted on mother-of-pearl sticks.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. Bertram Williams

Flemish (Brussels), 19th century

Object Place

Brussels, Flanders


34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mother-of-pearl; bobbin appliqué, net, needlepoint


Textiles and Fashion Arts