Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Panel for a hand screen (one of a pair)

Date:
first half 18th century
Culture:
British
Medium:
Wool on canvas
Dimensions:
H. 11 3/4 x W. 9 inches (29.8 x 22.9 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.126.14b
Not on view
Panels of this sort were mounted with handles and used to protect the face from the heat of an open fire.
[ Stoner & Evans , London, until 1910; sold to MMA ]
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