Window Shade Rods

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-293821

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

Descriptive Terms

roller shades
rods (object genre)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Shade

Inscription

"Philip Kimball / E Lebanon, Me" (handwritten)
"From 18th century / house in Maine / used for window shade rods?" (Written by Dorothy Waterhouse.)

Associated Person

Kimball, Philip, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1199.1.-.7

Places

East Lebanon (York county, Maine)