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Wallpaper border fragment from the Clapp House, Dorchester, Massachusetts. Stylized floral and foliate border with architectural motif along one edge. Block-printed in three blues, yellow, orange, tan and brown on probable tan ground. Brick red colored flock surrounds pattern and is printed with black.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Dorchester / Clapp" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To Clapp House,
6 x 24 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]