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Four fragments of decorative paper from a bandbox associated with the Barnstable, Massachusetts library. Small figure, abstract pattern is block-printed in white on gray ground. An orange stripe is overpainted or stenciled on the pattern. Oval fragment (D) has an affixed label with "Miss L. Smith" written on it. Laid, partial sheets of paper.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Hatbox / Barnstable / Library" (Fragment (B). Written again on Fragment (D))
"142" (Fragment (B), paper is torn, there may have been additional numbers following 2)
"Miss L. Smith" (Original box owner's name?)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Associated With Sturgis Library (Barnstable, MA),
40 3/4 x 11 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
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