Object Place: France
Guard: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.); maximum open: 49.0 cm (19 5/16 in.); arc: 140°
Medium or Technique
Silk leaf perforated with a stamp and painted; carved, pierced and painted ivory sticks; paste
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Double silk leaf pinpricked with a metal stamp in lace-like design. Design of three vignettes, man and woman center, woman left, man right, gilt borders, flowers between and around vignettes, floral border. Sixteen carved and pierced ivory sticks, and two ivory guards, with painted floral design and carved chinoiserie figures with musical instruments. Diamond paste studs in rivet.
Gift of Esther Oldham to the MFA, June 9, 1976.