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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1953

  • We acquired this object.

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Handscreen, late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Handscreen. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silk leaf embroidered with silk in satin stitch, carved and pierced wood frame and handle, silk tassel. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Max Farrand. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Max Farrand.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 62.2 × 29.2 cm (24 1/2 × 11 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Handscreen, late 19th–early 20th century; silk leaf embroidered with silk in satin stitch, carved and pierced wood frame and handle, silk tassel; H x W: 62.2 × 29.2 cm (24 1/2 × 11 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Max Farrand; 1953-143-22

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