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Small fan made entirely of carved ivory

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Sticks run together near top with light blue ribbon (now broken at almost every stick), sticks carved in open work to show couple wearing 18th century costume seated in central medallion, (background originally thin mother-of-pearl, now almost missing), central medallions of floral design, tips...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rebecca W. McLanathan

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

21.7 cm (8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1321

Medium or Technique

Carved ivory

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes