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French Fan (Memories of the Cabriolet)

1850-1860 Unidentified (French) carved, gilded, and painted mother of pearl, gouache and gilt on vellum, metal hook and purple stones 10 x 20 in. (25.5 x 50.8 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore through Mr. Henry L. Milmore 1959.16.7 Not currently on view


Animal - sheep

Figure group

Recreation - courting

Recreation - leisure - conversation

decorative arts

animal parts - shell - mother of pearl

paint - gouache

paper - vellum