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Paper Window Shade

2001.281.1127AB (RS198063)

Description

Two rolled fragments of a paper window shade from Gorham, Maine. Aesthetic-style pattern runs horizontally along the lower edge of the shade. The pattern depicts a shelf with vases of flowers and arches, both decorated with asymmetrical geometric patterns. Roller-printed in red flocking and flecks of gold. Green ground on front and back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
"Curtain / Mosher / Gorham" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original To Mosher Farm.
Material
flocking
glitter
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Places
Gorham (Cumberland county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
flocking
glitter
paper (fiber product)
roller shades
Shade
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
35 x 36 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1127AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292905

Wallpaper Details

Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 18 1/2 (inches)

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