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Double pink silk leaf with net insertion, decorated with gold sequins of two types, and gilt and frosted stamped metal paillons (oval garlands, leaves, two different flower heads and fleurons). Bone sticks and guards, pierced with sprays of stylized leaves (16+2) barrel rivet. The net insertion is decorated with eight floral sprays.
France (maker) (country) ()
Italy (maker) (country) ()
French (maker) (nationality) ()
Italian (maker) (country) ()
Double pink silk leaf with net insertion, decorated with 'gold' sequins of two types, and gilt and frosted stamped metal paillons. Bone sticks and guards, pierced with sprays of stylized leaves (16+2) barrel rivet.
length: (guards): 20.2
early 19th Century
circa 1800 to 1810
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum
M.187-1985 (Applied Arts)