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Cut or découpé fan

Cut or découpé fan in lace pattern with fan design across top. Painted silvered paper leaf. Obverse: floral spray left, butterfly center, Chinese woman with grapes right. Reverse: simple flower and empty stem on white. Carved and pierced ivory sticks in chinoiserie motif.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

French, 1775

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1976.222

Medium or Technique

Cut or découpé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes