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Window Shade (USA)

This is a Window shade. It is dated 1875–1900 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Window Shade.

This object was donated by Norman Hasselriis. It is credited Gift of Norman Hasselriis.

  • Tassel (Italy)
  • linen.
  • Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma....
  • 1962-51-14

Its dimensions are

314 x 89 cm (123 5/8 x 35 1/16 in. )

Cite this object as

Window Shade (USA); machine-printed paper; 314 x 89 cm (123 5/8 x 35 1/16 in. ); Gift of Norman Hasselriis; 1980-45-6

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