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What is this?

Large-scale window shade printed in imitation of lace. Suspended from a cornice, with a voided center containing a basket of flowers and two tassels, the bottom of the lace curtain is trimmed with a bullion fringe and tassels. Printed on brilliant blue background. Verso is printed same blue color.

This is a window shade from United States. It is dated 1875–1900 and we acquired it in 1980. Gift of Norman Hasselriis.

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Its medium is

machine-printed on paper

Its dimensions are

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

This object was donated by Norman Hasselriis

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