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Wallpaper fragment from Barnstable, Massachusetts. Floral patterned paper printed with repeating open blooms, similiar to a hibiscas, and palm fronds. Block-printed in orange, yellow and red on blue ground. Multiple handmade paper pieces, cut into various sizes and attached in different directions.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Norman Hayes Barnstable, house built 1790 / second paper" (Dorothy Waterhouse note?)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To Hayes House,
53 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.107
Title Accession Number 2001.281.276