probably about 1860
63 cm (24 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: length - .63 length of lace cover .30
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Cover: black silk lace, with delicate floral pattern on a twisted mesh ground lined with black silk, over white silk. Frame: steel ribs, with ivory tips, ivory handle (folds in two) carved like twisted cords. Black silk tassel hangs from tip.
Gift of Miss Ethelind R. Merritt