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Roller blind

1942.611 (RS100681)

Description

Natural glazed linen painted with large rectangular frame in tan, yellow, gilded green and black; curved corners and leaves. 1-1/2" band sewn hem; wooden roller with grooved spool at left and metal spool at right.

Details

Maker
S.S. Putnam & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1857
After
Inscriptions
Printed paper label glued to roller: S.S. PUTNAM & CO's/SELF-ADJUSTING/CURTAIN FIXTURES/Patented April 15, 1851 & May 26, 1857/[directions for installation]/Manufactory, NEPONSET, Mass.
Location of origin
Neponset, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original To Parson Kimball House.
Material
glazing (coating)
linen (material)
metal
painting (coating)
stitching
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Window or Door Covering
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Geometric
geometric patterns
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
metal
Painted
painting (coating)
roller shades
SHADE, SPRING-PULL
stitching
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
63 x 29 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.611
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
9612

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