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Window Shade, ca. 1880

This is a Window shade. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is printed, hand painted, and flocked on textile support, applied mica flakes. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Theodore A. Krieg. It is credited Gift of Theodore A. Krieg.

Its dimensions are

87 x 82 cm (34 1/4 x 32 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Window Shade, ca. 1880; printed, hand painted, and flocked on textile support, applied mica flakes; 87 x 82 cm (34 1/4 x 32 5/16 in.); Gift of Theodore A. Krieg; 1983-29-14-a

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