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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1939

  • We acquired this object.

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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 1939. Its medium is pierced and painted buffalo hide leaf, carved buffalo horn handle. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of V. Isabelle Miller.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 28.9 × 27.3 cm (11 3/8 × 10 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Handscreen, late 19th–early 20th century; pierced and painted buffalo hide leaf, carved buffalo horn handle; H x W: 28.9 × 27.3 cm (11 3/8 × 10 3/4 in.); Gift of V. Isabelle Miller; 1939-22-1

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18556517/ |title=Handscreen, late 19th–early 20th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 February 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>