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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 engraved, hand-colored and painted paper leaf, 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.)

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Handscreen (France), ca. 1770; engraved, hand-colored and painted paper leaf, turned wood handle; H x W: 45 x 24.7 cm (17 11/16 x 9 3/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-24-b

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18227425/ |title=Handscreen (France), ca. 1770 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=30 July 2016 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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