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Three fragments of striped wallpaper from the General John Walker House, Burlington, Massachusetts. Sprig, cattail and ribbon stripes block-printed in black and white on blue ground. The wallpaper is printed on blue ingrain paper in partial sheets. Fragment [C] was used to make the reproduction wallpaper pattern "General John Walker" by Waterhouse Wallhangings. See 2001.281.598 for pattern transparency created by Surflex Roller Co. Ltd. 2001.281.598.
block printing (relief printing process)
Walker, John, Gen., 1762-
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To General John Walker House (Burlington, MA),
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
10 x 32 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Probably Burlington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.314.1
Title Wallpaper Design Transparency Accession Number 2001.281.958