X
MOV File
Online Collections

screens


Details
Term Type

Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Preferred Term

screens

Details

Refers to furniture in the form of an upright partition that can be used to embellish, partition, shelter, and provide privacy. Screens are often highly decorated.

Variations

screens (furniture)

screen

Narrower Terms

folding screens

Related Events
Related People
Related Literature
Related Terms
Related Artworks
Media
IMLS logoNEA logoNEH logo

The Portland Art Museum’s Online Collections site is brought to you thanks to support provided by the State of Oregon through its second Culture, History, Arts, Movies, and Preservation funding program and generous awards from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Arts.