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Fragment of wallpaper with a Scenic Figure pattern. C-scrolls form medallions framing four grouped scenes, two large and two small. The upper left scene depicts an old man, leaning against a building, with a child on his lap. The upper right scene depicts goats drinking at a body of water. Lower left scene depicts a ships on a body of water with a cityscape in the background. Lower right scene depicts a pastoral setting in which a standing woman hands coins (perhaps a toll) to a seated man. The sky in the large scenes and the water in the small scenes are treated with a rainbow ground. Block-printed in orange, blue, two greens, two pinks, tan and three browns on gray ground.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"G102" (pattern number?)
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1049
36 1/2 x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Same pattern. Donated to Cooper-Hewitt by Grace Lincoln Temple.