Roller blind

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1857

GUSN

GUSN-9612

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

Descriptive Terms

roller shades
glazing (coating)
stitching
linen (material)
metal
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
tin (metal)
geometric patterns
Linen
Unidentified Metal
Painted
Hand Stitched
Tin Glazed
Geometric
SHADE, SPRING-PULL

Inscription

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.

Associated Building

Original To Parson Kimball House,

Maker

S.S. Putnam & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Neponset, MA, USA

Object Type

Window or Door Covering

Dimensions

63 x 29 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1942.611

Date

1857 (After)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)