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Unused wallpaper fragment from Barre, Massachusetts. Half of the paper has been affixed to paperboard. Renaissance Revival scenery figure paper. Large-scale scroll and strapwork pattern frames small scenic vignettes, one of an ox wagon and the other of a waterway with cityscape. Scenery figures alternate with themed figures, one of books and a globe and, the other, of pastoral tools and wheat. Paper is roller-printed in dark maroon, dark ochre,and white on ungrounded paper.
paper (fiber product)
"1097" (pattern number)
"Barre Mass / French paper - Mrs Haight" (In Dorothy Waterhouse's hand)
"g/9" (G over 9 written like a fraction, written twice)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
26 3/4 x 16 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Barre (Worcester county, Massachusetts)