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Firescreen (France), 1825–40

This is a Firescreen. It is dated 1825–40 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is block-printed on handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Still Life with Canary, or A Hungry Cat.

This object was donated by Marian Hague. It is credited Gift of Marian Hague.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 65 x 53 cm (25 9/16 x 20 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Firescreen (France), 1825–40; block-printed on handmade paper; H x W: 65 x 53 cm (25 9/16 x 20 7/8 in.); Gift of Marian Hague; 1942-73-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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