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Window Shade

2001.281.342A-D (RS183402)

Description

Four printed paper window shade fragments from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Fragments (A) and (B) depict flowers and a fish aquarium on a stand. Fragments (C) and (D) depict a striped curtain. Block-printed in orange, red, two greens, pink, violet, white, two browns and tan on green ground. Back of shade is blue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Shade
shades (coverings)
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
18 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.342A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284012

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
aquarium
curtain
stripes
Form
used paper shade
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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