Object Place: France
Guard: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.); maximum open: 47.5 cm (18 11/16 in.); arc: 125°
Medium or Technique
Paper leaf cut with stamp, painted with gouache; carved and silvered ivory sticks; pierced ivory guard; foil; paste
Not On View
Double paper leaf cut with stamp to resemble lace. Obverse: five gouache painted pastoral vignettes with figures, gilt borders. Reverse: five gouache painted pastoral vignettes without figures, blue borders. Sixteen ivory sticks with carved and silvered (now tarnished) floral design on blades. Pierced, painted, and gilt floral design on guards, backed with red foil, diamond paste studs in rivet.
Gift of Esther Oldham to the MFA, June 9, 1976