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.
This object was catalogued by Rebekah Pollock.
It is inscribed
Printed on obverse, at bottom (partially concealed) : Paris chez Petite Rue de Petit Pont a l’Linage Notre Dame No. 12.
Cite this object as
Handscreen, 1751–1774; engraved, hand-colored, and painted paper leaf, turned wood handle; 1927-17-21