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Taffeta, ombré green to cream with chiné design of leaf serpentine in brown and cream, trimmed with green silk fringe; lined with white china silk; straight, folding, carved ivory handle with ball end; turned ivory tip with ring; a few cracks in the taffeta.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anna B. Stearns

French, second half of 19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

50.2397

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta, Ombré, Chiné

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes