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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Annie Jewett

The Sèvres Group


French or English, 1760s

Object Place

France or England


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

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Personal accessories