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This fortune-telling apparatus belonged to a French gypsy who roamed around Europe with a traveling caravan of illusionists and sideshow performers. She specialized in visualizing matters of good or bad luck in the future and used chicken wishbones as divining devices.

Beverly Rayner, Mystic Fortune and Luck Visionary Device, Museum of Mesmerism
Mystic fortune and luck visionary device
French, c. 1921
Accession No. 1997-67-fr
25" x 25" x 8.5"