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Pale blue taffeta ground with polychrome figured cut and uncut velvet; design of small rose sprays and lace garlands; trimmed with ivory and tan silk fringe; adjustable sliding carved bone handle with curved leaf end; carved bone tip in shape of fish holding ring (ring broken); lined with white...

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Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Louis A. Frothingham

French, 1855–58

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 62.5cm (24 5/8in.)

Accession Number

50.2683

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta ground with polychrome figured, cut, and uncut velvet; silk fringe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes