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French Fan

ca. 1775 Unidentified (French) carved mother of pearl, gouache and gilt on vellum, gold sequins, and turquoise stones 8 1/4 x 15 3/4 in. (20.9 x 40.0 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore through Mr. Henry L. Milmore 1959.16.6 Not currently on view


Keywords

Figure group

Landscape - mountain

Recreation - courting

decorative arts

animal parts - shell - mother of pearl

paint - gouache

paper - vellum

stone - turquoise