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Fire screen

Description

Rectangular wool, silk and glass bead embroidered firescreen depicting a spray of flowers in black, brown, white and gray. Stand has acorn finial, S-curved legs and scroll feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Possibly
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
crewel wool
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
crewel wool
glass (material)
pole screens
Screen, Fire
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
59 x 20 3/8 x 17 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.238
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289573

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