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1917

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2015

2022

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Handscreen

This is a Handscreen. We acquired it in 1917. Its medium is silk, peacock feathers, beetle elytra, metal, sequins, straw?. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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Handscreen; silk, peacock feathers, beetle elytra, metal, sequins, straw?; 1917-8-3

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