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Louis XVI wallpaper or dominoterie fan

about 1775–90

Object Place: France


51 cm (20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Painted paper leaf. Obverse: center vignette of woman at piano, man seated with music singing and woman standing rear, gilt border; two Wedgewood-type medallions to sides suspended by ribbons; musical instruments suspended by ribbons between; vases on vines to outsides; decorative gilt border and swags; gilt dots throughout. Reverse: simple floral motif. Narrow green band at top. Carved ivory sticks with gilt floral motif in blades; decorative motif on guards, Silver plates set in guards. Mother-of-pearl buttons on rivets.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection