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Pagoda-shaped covering of brown silk with white brocaded vegetative band, edged with white silk thread openwork fringe. Wood and steel frame; brass finial with silk fringe. folding black wood handle: lower part carved like bamboo; brass sleeve; ivory ring. White muslin carrying case.

Provenance

Used by Judith Baxter Battles

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman

American, 1830–40

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

71 x 99.5 cm (27 15/16 x 39 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.252

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes