Lamp Screen


From Madison Historical Society

Date manufactured/created
Curatorial Description
Portable needle-work screen used to shield excess light and heat from lamps or fireplaces.  Made of rose wood, ivory and wool, the shield has a floral design in red, blue, tans and browns, and three tassels. It hangs on a horizontal bar with one ivory tip remaining.  The bar slides on vertical wood pole  set in a turned base.  Mid 19th c., US origin.  22" tall, 9" wide; base diameter is 3 1/2" Donated by Mrs. Frank Skinner Platt, 1920
Dimensions
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Measurement Types: Item (Overall)
Accession/ID number
20.2 a b c d