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Fragment of handpainted canvas wall covering from the Crane Estate, Ipswich, Massachusetts. Fragment appears to be the lower right hand corner cut from a large wall canvas. The fragment is painted with a border design consisting of rail with leaves and sprigs wrapping around it. A sold line serves as a second border framing a panel-like area painted with a floral motifs. The floral motifs includes a flowering vine and the edge of what may be a large bouquett. The canvas is painted in red, green, black, tan and blue with cream and peach-cream backgrounds.
"Crane / RTC Jr" (Jelly jar label)
"2/3" (Marking on front of canvas, meaning unknown. Written in a purple chalk or pastel.)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
37 3/4 x 23 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
1910-1940 (Based on Crane Estate dates.)