French, 19th century. Victorian ladies fan with pierced mother of pearl sticks with floral engraving with black handcrafted Brussels lace over champagne matrix. Hand fan with silk tassel with three drop knots. Fan unframed. Height (when extended) 13", width (when extended) 23". Provenance: From the Collection of Mr. Joseph Hardy, Jr., Rabun Gap, Georgia.
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