Window Shade

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-284012

Description

Four printed paper window shade fragments from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Fragments (A) and (B) depict flowers and a fish aquarium on a stand. Fragments (C) and (D) depict a striped curtain. Block-printed in orange, red, two greens, pink, violet, white, two browns and tan on green ground. Back of shade is blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shades (coverings)
block printing (relief printing process)
Shade

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Window or Door Covering

Dimensions

18 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.342A-D

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

used paper shade

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

flowers
aquarium
curtain
stripes