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Handscreen, late 18th century

This is a Handscreen. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1925. Its medium is engraved and hand-colored paper leaf, turned wood handle. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

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Handscreen, late 18th century; engraved and hand-colored paper leaf, turned wood handle; Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1925-2-413

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