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16 thick wooden staves with incised scroll and floral decoration and thin vertical peircing at top. Staves are hinged with brass loop from which hangs a black silk tassel. Exterior staves have similar decoration without peircing. Aqua colored silk attached to staves has scene of two blue birds with red and white coloring on their heads. Mature bird sits on a branch, younger bird on a swing. Scene is surrounded by a yellow and brown floral border and a pink and white floral border. On reverse: small bird and flower sprigs.
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),
19.25 x 11 (WxD) (inches)
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade