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Royalist fan



The reversible fan consists of bamboo sticks and the painted textile leaf with applied printed paper vignettes with engravings of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI. (Bibliothèque nationale de France). The fan is trimmed with metal spangles and painting. The fan-leave was inspired with an English fan, late 18th century and the painting on sticks was inspired with an English fan, 1798, Philadephia Museum of Art.

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