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Handscreen, late 19th century

This is a Handscreen. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is painted silk leaf, carved wood handle. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was purchased from Marie Torrance Hadden. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Marie Torrance Hadden.

It is inscribed

In black and red, at bottom right: Chinese characters

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Handscreen, late 19th century; painted silk leaf, carved wood handle; Museum purchase through gift of Marie Torrance Hadden; 1959-129-1

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