Pleated fan and case

Gouache-painted parchment leaf, painted ivory sticks carved à jour; pin set with a brilliant | c. 1740

After Nicolas Lancret

Parchment leaf painted with gouache showing a version of Lancret's "The Bird Fancier." Sticks are of painted ivory carved à jour. Pin is set with a brilliant.

Credit: Gift of Mrs. Max Farrand
Object: 1943-11-1-a,b

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