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Wedding costume in six parts (folding fan)

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Single skin leaf. Obverse: three pastoral vignettes: woman seated below tree, left; two seated couples and cupid with torch above them with ship at right, center; man seated below tree, right; surrounded by blue diamonds and stars on green background, floral details; gilt edging. Reverse:...

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Provenance

Gift of Miss Annie Jewett to MFA, May 1, 1913.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Annie Jewett

The Sèvres Group

Bracelet

French or English, 1760s

Object Place

France or England

Dimensions

Guard: 29.3 cm (11 9/16 in.); maximum open: 54 cm (21 1/4); arc: 130°

Accession Number

13.586f

Medium or Technique

Skin leaf painted in gouache and gilded; pierced and carved ivory sticks with applied mother-of-pearl

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Personal accessories