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Handscreen (France), ca. 1770

This is a Handscreen. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is paper, wood and its technique is engraving on paper with watercolor washes, turned wood handle. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 45 x 24.7 cm (17 11/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Handscreen (France), ca. 1770. paper, wood. Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council. 1921-6-24-b.

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