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Painted Louis XVI fan

Silk obverse and paper reverse leaf: obverse design of painted flowers with gilt-silver chain stems and rows of spangles, center scene of two men on shore, ships behind (probably representing amicable settlement of French-English navel engagement); reverse: three painted sprays of flowers....

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

French, about 1775–90

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1976.227

Medium or Technique

Silk; Painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes