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Window Shade (USA), 1850–75

This is a Window shade. It is dated 1850–75 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is hand painted on canvas support. 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

152 x 94 cm (59 13/16 x 37 in. )

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Window Shade (USA), 1850–75; hand painted on canvas support; 152 x 94 cm (59 13/16 x 37 in. ); Gift of Theodore A. Krieg; 1983-29-16

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