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Fragments of decorative paper removed from an oval bandbox associated with the library in Barnstable, Massachusetts. Large-scale floral block-printed in two greens on light green ground. Fragment (A) consists of several wallpaper pieces that have been affixed to cotton fabric.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Chinoiserie / Hat box - Barnstable" (Fragment (A))
"Barnstable / Hatbox" (Fragment (B), written in red pencil)
"From hat box / found in / Barnstable library" (Fragment (C), written in both pencil and ballpoint pen)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Associated With Sturgis Library (Barnstable, MA),
23 x 18 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
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