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Handscreen, late 18th century

This is a Handscreen. It was subject: Louis XV. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1927. Its medium is engraved, hand-colored and painted paper leaf, turned wood handle. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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A Paris chez Petit rue du petit pont à l'image N Dame

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Handscreen, late 18th century; Subject: Louis XV (King of France, 1715 - 1774); engraved, hand-colored and painted paper leaf, turned wood handle; 1927-17-19

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18314261/ |title=Handscreen, late 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=20 February 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>