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Fan

Fan with white silk gauze leaf with tiny steel sequins glued to form stylized initial "W," signed "F. Gidillot," decorative border of white silk yarns. Carved and pierced ivory sticks with chinoiserie motifs and forming Buddha when closed. Signed "depose [patented] Faucon" rear obverse guard....

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

French, by Faucon, about 1790–1820

Object Place

France, by Faucon

Accession Number

1976.240

Medium or Technique

Silk; gauze

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes