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Hand held firescreen

Period:
19th Century
Description:
Supported on a brass T-bar this shield shaped hand held firescreen is beautifully decorated with coloured silk, in a floral design.  The handle is made of bone.
Materials/Media:
canvas, wool, silk, brass, bone, glass beads
Dimensions:
T-bar:442mm x 230mm; screen:180mm x 220mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1988.58/1954.17
Digital Number:
SRAC061n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council