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Cover: black silk lace, with delicate floral pattern on a twisted mesh ground lined with black silk, over white silk. Frame: steel ribs, with ivory tips, ivory handle (folds in two) carved like twisted cords. Black silk tassel hangs from tip.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ethelind R. Merritt

French, probably about 1860

Dimensions

63 cm (24 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: length - .63 length of lace cover .30

Accession Number

34.232

Medium or Technique

Silk; Bobbin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes