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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1964

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Handscreen, late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Handscreen. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is feathers, possibly straw woven handle. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. James M. Breed. It is credited Gift of Mrs. James M. Breed.

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Handscreen, late 19th–early 20th century; feathers, possibly straw woven handle; Gift of Mrs. James M. Breed; 1964-18-2

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18451305/ |title=Handscreen, late 19th–early 20th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=17 February 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>