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Paper leaf. Obverse: chinoiserie vignette of reclining man and man with parasol in pastoral setting center, black border; five bands of beige gauze following sticks with painted details and brass spangles mounted on leaf, pink and blue border; flowers filling out leaf, brown and lack border top...

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

French, 1760–70

Object Place

France

Dimensions

28.5 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.213

Medium or Technique

Paper, wood, ivory, mother of pearl; painted paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes