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Cabriolet fan

Green silk leaf with two panels of yellow silk netting top and center, ornamented with brass spangles, gilt- and silver-copper appliqués; gilt edging. Pierced ivory sticks with steel piqué work, tortoise-shell thumbpieces. Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivet.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

French, about 1840

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1976.252

Medium or Technique

Silk; Appliqué

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes