Window shade

Object Number: 
Z.58
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Linen, paint, wood, brass
Dimensions: 
closed: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm ) open: 84 x 40 7/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 213.4 x 103.8 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Block-printed linen window shade on wooden roller; shade printed on one side with large vertical cartouche with scrolls and foliage at each corner and at center; colors include gold, blue, red, green, brown, and yellow. Wooden roller has brass mounts at each end.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group