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Roller blind

1969.448 (RS100689)

Description

White cotton canvas painted in yellow, black, silver and green to imitate raised paneling. Spade and scroll motifs at corner. Wood and metal roller nailed at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1874
circa
Inscriptions
Printed green paper label glued to roller: AUTOMATIC SPRING BALANCE/SHADE ROLLER/PATENTED April 25, 1876 REISSUED April 28, 1874/[picture of hand on shade]/This Roller is adapted to Medium and Holland Shades./[followed by instructions for installation and on the patent.]
Associated Building
Original To Daniel Peterson Woodbury House.
Material
cotton (textile)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Window & Door Coverings
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
painting (coating)
Pull, Shade
roller shades
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
41 x 35 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.448
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Ruth A. and Dorcas L. Woodbury
GUSN
9546

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