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Parasolette fan

Parasolette fan. Opens into circular fan (cockade) or small riding parasol. Polychrome plaid silk leaf. Polished wood guards and handle. Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivet. Brass mechanism. Condition: leaf much split.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1850–60

Object Place

France

Accession Number

43.2100

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes