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Window Shade

1929.575 (RS198448)

Description

Paper window shade. Exotic and colorful bird is perched on a branch. "Bird of Paradise." Framed by a border of flowers and scrolling foliage. Interlacing detail on the top and bottom of frame. Printed in yellow, purple, red, burgundy, blue, grey, white, brown, caramel on a teal ground. Reverse side is all blue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Shade
shades (coverings)
Dimensions
60 7/8 x 34 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.575
Credit Line
Gift of Anne Cross Ellis
GUSN
175827

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
exotic bird
branch
frame with scrolling foliage and interlacing
Form
Window Shade
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 34 3/4 (inches)

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