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Small fan

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Small fan; white silk with design areas cut out and backed with black silk gauze; minute oval medallions, quatrefoils, swags and leaves embroidered with cut steel; ebony sticks with inset dots of cut steel.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

19.2 cm (7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.443

Medium or Technique

Silk; Gauze; embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes