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An unmounted handscreen

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An unmounted handscreen embroidered on coarse natural colored linen with polychrome design of flowers, basket in center, worked on a reddish-brown ground with crewels in oriental stitch, red wool fringe has been sewed around edge, probably at a later date to make a table mat, faded;

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

American, 18th century

Object Place



33.9 x 34.3 cm (13 3/8 x 13 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with wool embroidery and wool fringe


Textiles and Fashion Arts