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Description

Narrow ivory sticks, pierced, carved, and inlaid with silver; tan silk leaf, backed with paper, painted with scene of two women (with paniers) and one man, in a landscape with cupid statue; trimmed with gold spangles and silver metallic chain stitch; plain back; guard sticks backed with yellow silk and red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c.1780s
Material
carving (processes)
embroidering
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
plaster
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Classical Figure
Embroidered
embroidering
FAN
fans (equipment)
ivory (tooth component)
Landscape
Painted
painting (coating)
plaster
Plaster
sequins (spangles)
Silk
silk (textile)
Spangles
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1934.72
Credit Line
Gift of Wickliffe Draper
GUSN
36446

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