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Hand held firescreen (1)

Period:
19th Century
Description:
Used to protect the face from the heat of the fire, this round firescreen is decorated with a tapestry of holly leaves and berries encased in a circle of pearl beads.  The handle is of painted wood.
Materials/Media:
wool, canvas, imitation pearl, wood
Dimensions:
handle:L:235mm; screen: dia:210mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1988.60/1965.66
Digital Number:
SRAC062n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council