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Handscreen Leaf, late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Handscreen leaf. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1925. Its medium is woven straw embroidered with chenille yarns. 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 18.4 x 21.6 cm (7 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.) H x W: 21.3 x 26 cm (8 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Handscreen Leaf, late 19th–early 20th century; woven straw embroidered with chenille yarns; H x W: 18.4 x 21.6 cm (7 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.) H x W: 21.3 x 26 cm (8 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1925-2-57-b

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