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Wallpaper border or frieze from Bernardston, Massachusetts. Wall fragment still attached to wallpaper, see 2001.281.293.2. Vine and floral figures wrap around cylinder with Greek key pattern. Block-printed in orange, black, blue and gray with green and gray stenciling on white or off-white ground. Wove paper in partial sheets.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Freize from a house in Bernardston, Mass. / The original wallcovering was given / by B. Scott to K & W - who reproduced / it for Williamsburg Collection" / "[sidewall, not border, was a Williamsburg reproduction / RCN]" (Original inscription in ballpoint pen. RCN postscript in brackets written in pencil.)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
5 1/8 x 29 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Bernardston (Franklin county, Massachusetts)
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.293.2