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Two unused wallpaper fragments with Anglo-Japanese style pattern of framed vignettes in varying sizes, shapes and subject matter on an abstract "crackle" patterned background. Vignettes include chickens in a farmyard, a child and dog, a garden fountain, a tapestry with an image of a peasant woman carrying a rake, and a hanging fern framed by a grape arbor. Roller-printed in dark mustard yellow, dark maroon and metallic gold on a yellow ground. The selvedge is marked with the American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association logo and pattern number 524BP.
paper (fiber product)
"A.W.P.M.A." [lettering appears in scroll logo] (printed)
"Lillian Smith / Late Victorian" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)
28 1/4 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott