Roller blind

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1874

GUSN

GUSN-9546

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

Descriptive Terms

roller shades
cotton (textile)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Pull, Shade
Pull, Shade

Inscription

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,

Additional Identification Number

1969.448 X

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Window & Door Coverings

Dimensions

41 x 35 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Ruth A. and Dorcas L. Woodbury

Accession Number

1969.448

Date

1874 (circa)

Places

New Hampshire (United States)