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Ivory fan

Fourteen plain ivory blades. Richly carved guards. Double kid leaf--woman surrounded by cupids. Reverse, cupids in chariot drawn by butterflies. Designed and painted for Mrs. Croft by Katie Hager. Metal swivel.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

American, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Leather, ivory, pigment, gold foil, metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts