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Fan

A large fan with leaf of cream colored silk, painted in polychrome with central medallion showing couple in 18th century landscape with floral garlands and implements of the chase flanking medallion, addittionally embroidered with gold and silver sequins, mother-of-pearl sticks carved, gilded,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Pauline Fenno

French, 1850–70 (2nd Empire)

Object Place

France

Accession Number

52.1747

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes