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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?)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
36 1/2 x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Same pattern. Donated to Cooper-Hewitt by Grace Lincoln Temple.
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1049