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Painted and embroidered fan

Cream silk leaf. Obverse: vase with flowers center and floral sprays to side painted and embroidered with gold chain, brass, steel and colored sequins; net inserts in some circles surrounding center vase; gilt and silver stamped decorative border. Reverse: outline of basic obverse design in red....

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

French (possibly Paris, House of Dulvelleroy), about 1875

Object Place

possibly Paris, House of Duvelleroy, France

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Painted


Textiles and Fashion Arts