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Window Shade (Italy), late 19th century

This is a Window shade. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is plain weave cotton and its technique is printed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Elinor Merrell. It is credited Bequest of Elinor Merrell.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 205.5 x 107.5 cm (6 ft. 8 7/8 in. x 42 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

printed at bottom "D is", "235", and "Made in Italy"

Cite this object as

Window Shade (Italy), late 19th century; plain weave cotton; Warp x Weft: 205.5 x 107.5 cm (6 ft. 8 7/8 in. x 42 5/16 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-375

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