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Given by Whitney Warren 10 years after his sister's death
Gift of Mrs. Reginald Rives
Fans of the Eighteenth Century, Textiles Education Gallery, de Young Museum, 9/25/18 – 4/28/19
Leaf of vellum with opaque watercolor and gold paint showing a couple in a garden with other figures nearby, tending to the landscape. Small house with fisherman depicted on the reverse. Sticks and guards of carved, incised, painted, and gilded ivory with mother-of-pearl backing on sticks. On guard, Cupid is carved against a painted red background with carved and painted flowers and rocaille. Ivory sticks feature three cartouches of putti and animals, including dogs, ducks, and lambs, as well as musical trophies. Mother-of-pearl pivot and copper alloy rivet.