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Four fragments of wallpaper from the General Sylvanus Thayer birthplace in Braintree, Massachusetts. Simple repeating pattern of small circular flowers and squares. Block-printed in yellow and red on red ground. Reproduced by both Katzenbach & Warren and Waterhouse Wallhangings under the name "General Thayer."
block printing (relief printing process)
"Gen Sylvanus Thayer / 1750 / Braintree" (Fragment (D))
"Found in Kitchen where / Gen. Thayer was born" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To General Sylvanus Thayer Birthplace, Kitchen
6 1/2 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.334A-C
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.336
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.337AB
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.744.1-.4
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.862