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Bequest of Consuelo Y. Ziroli
Fans of the Eighteenth Century, Textiles Education Gallery, de Young Museum, 9/25/18 – 7/7/19
Leaf of silk plain weave with opaque watercolor and sequins with central scene of couple laying flowers on a tomb or shrine. Central cartouche is flanked by a boy, at right, and a woman, at left. Sticks and guards of carved, incised, and gilded ivory with mother-of-pearl backing on guards. Glass jewel and copper alloy rivet.