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Double leaf of silk printed and hand coloured showing a portrait bust and inscribed "Madame Fille de Louis XVI" and "Duchefse d'Angouleme" showing her coat of arms. The remainder of the leaf is embroidered with silver sequins and silvered frosted metal paillettes; the reverse is plain. The sticks and guards are of bone and are pierced and gilt, the guards having the addition of cut steels.
France, (maker) (country)
French (maker) (nationality)
length: (guards): 17.5
late 18th century
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum
M.311-1985 (Applied Arts)