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Firescreen with moose hair-embroidered panel

White and pale-colored floral and foliate embroidery on red stroud cloth. Arched, trapezoidal shield shape on pole with three-legged stand.

Provenance

Arrived in Santa Fe from London, from there to Trotta-Bono American Indian Art, Shrub Oak, New York, by 1993. Purchased by Museum in 1993.

Credit Line

American Decorative Arts Curator's Fund

Native American, Wendat (Huron), about 1850

Object Place

Lorette (Village-des-Hurons), Quebec, Canada

Accession Number

1993.858

Medium or Technique

Moosehair embroidery, stroud cloth, wood, and brass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens