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Wallpaper fragments from a mid-nineteenth century house, now demolished, in Brewster, Massachusetts. Aesthetic style wallpaper with large-scale floral pattern roller-printed in brown in the foreground and a second smaller-scale floral pattern roller-printed in green in the background. Foreground pattern printed over background pattern. Olive ground. On the back of the paper, a transfer of the pattern from the wallpaper below is visible. The pattern is a 1850-1870 medallion and rosette roller-printed in white, blue and gray.
paper (fiber product)
"Brewster, Mass / 1850 house / now gone" (Fragment (A))
"Victorian house / Brewster, Mass (Miss Adams) / Now demolished / Top layer in hall" (Fragment (B))
12 x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott