Window Shade

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-175827

Description

Paper window shade. Exotic and colorful bird is perched on a branch. "Bird of Paradise." Framed by a border of flowers and scrolling foliage. Interlacing detail on the top and bottom of frame. Printed in yellow, purple, red, burgundy, blue, grey, white, brown, caramel on a teal ground. Reverse side is all blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shades (coverings)
Shade

Additional Identification Number

537

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

60 7/8 x 34 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Cross Ellis

Accession Number

1929.575

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Window Shade

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

exotic bird
branch
frame with scrolling foliage and interlacing