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Window Shade Rods

2001.281.1199.1.-.7 (RS198214)

Description

Seven wooden window shade rods with attached fragments of shade paper. 2001.281.1199.1-.3 have green paper affixed to them. 2001.281.1199.4-.6 have light blue paper affixed to them that is roller-printed in white with a geometric pattern of six-sided stars formed by dots and edged on either side with leaf and circle pattern. 2001.281.1199.7 is covered with a paper roller-printed with an indeterminate pattern in white, brown and green on blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
"Philip Kimball / E Lebanon, Me" (handwritten)
"From 18th century / house in Maine / used for window shade rods?" (Written by Dorothy Waterhouse.)
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Places
East Lebanon (York county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
rods (object genre)
roller shades
Shade
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Kimball, Philip, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Accession Number
2001.281.1199.1.-.7
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293821

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