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Handscreen, 1751–1774

This is a Handscreen. It is dated 1751–1774 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.

It is inscribed

Printed on obverse, at bottom (partially concealed) : Paris chez Petite Rue de Petit Pont a l’Linage Notre Dame No. 12.

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Handscreen, 1751–1774; engraved, hand-colored, and painted paper leaf, turned wood handle; 1927-17-21

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18314265/ |title=Handscreen, 1751–1774 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=27 May 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>