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Printed and hand-colored paper leaf primarily in shades of gray. Obverse: woman with "fortune-telling bird" cage and man seated in park, standing woman and boy with basket on head, gilt and black scrollwork border; painted ribbon and lace designs among floral details. Reverse: simple landscape,...

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

French, 1755–65

Object Place

France

Dimensions

26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.205

Medium or Technique

Paper; printed and hand colored

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes