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Window Shade (USA), ca. 1860

This is a Window shade. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is machine-printed paper, fabric lining. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Elinor Merrell. It is credited Gift of Elinor Merrell.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 89 x 152 cm (35 1/16 x 59 13/16in.)

Cite this object as

Window Shade (USA), ca. 1860; machine-printed paper, fabric lining; H x W: 89 x 152 cm (35 1/16 x 59 13/16in.); Gift of Elinor Merrell; 1961-175-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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