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The Marriage of Louis & Marie Antoinette

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Fan with carved, pierced, silvered and gilt ivory sticks.

The double paper leaf is painted on the recto with portraits of the Dauphin (later Louis XVI of France) and Marie Antoinette of Austria, and their respective coats of arms against a blue background.

This fan comemorates the marriage of the Dauphin and Marie Antoinette (who became Queen of France) on May 16, 1770.

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Details

  • Title: The Marriage of Louis & Marie Antoinette
  • Date Created: circa 1770
  • Location: France
  • Physical Dimensions: 24 cm
  • Type: Fan
  • Medium: Ivory, silver, gilt, paper, paint

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