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Handscreen, mid- 18th century

This is a Handscreen. It is dated mid- 18th century and we acquired it in 1925. Its medium is gilded 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.

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Handscreen, mid- 18th century; gilded and painted paper leaf, turned wood handle; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1925-1-55

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