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Man's Louis XVI fan

Etched and hand-colored vellum leaf. Obverse (left to right): seated man and woman, two putti by post inscribed "LA Belle Danseur se 1774," man with jug and cup and woman with cymbals dancing, fountain inscribed (DOM Du Regne de Louis XVI Roy France...," man with fiddle and woman standing, man...

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Oldham Collection

French, 1774

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Vellum; etched and hand-colored


Textiles and Fashion Arts