An unmounted handscreen

American
18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

52.1394

Medium or Technique

Linen with wool embroidery and wool fringe

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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