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Painted fan

Pale brown paper leaf. Obverse: six overlapping pastoral vignettes primarily in shades of blue in varying shapes, gilt borders; gilt floral motifs surround; narrow gilt edging. Reverse: center pastoral vignette, narrow gilt band at top. Carved and pierced ivory sticks in chinoiserie motif with...

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Oldham Collection

French, 1770

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Paper, ivory, garnet; painted paper


Textiles and Fashion Arts