Hand fire screen

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-45730

Description

Horizontal elliptical panel attached to turned ivory handle w/ two brass screws w/ wing nuts. One side embroidered in center w/ wreath of oak leaves and acorns in brown and two shades of green on cream silk moire; back is plain. "JTR" in center of wreath. Handle unscrews into two pieces. Edge bound in ruched silk chenille (cream).

Details

Descriptive Terms

fire screens (furniture)
brass (alloy)
ivory (tooth component)
silk (textile)
acorn
oak leaf (motif)
Silk
Vegetable Ivory
Brass
Leaf
Acorn
SCREEN, FIRE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

13 x 9.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Sr.

Accession Number

1955.114