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Description

Medallion-style paper leaf with outdoor scene in oval medallion in purple, yellow, green & blue watercolors; body trimmed with foliate borders in yellow & green; yellow swags & ribbons on either side of oval; labeled "JARDINS DE LOUVRE" ; bamboo sticks & guards painted brown; metal rivet & ring with shell washers. . 2 is box.

Details

Maker
Creusy, E. (Maker)
Inscriptions
1. Printed in ink on lower right side of oval: ""Popry"" 2. Paper label inside box cover: in script ""Creusy/48, Rue Meslay/Paris""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
bamboo (material)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
borders (ornament areas)
FAN
fans (equipment)
Foliate Border
foliation (pattern)
Medallion
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Pastoral
pastoral
Ribbon
ribbon (material)
Swag
swags
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1969.6930.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
907

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