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Wallpaper fragment from the General Sylvanus Thayer birthplace in Braintree, Massachusetts. Block-printed paper with small double lines of squares printed in off-white run diagonally in one direction and printed in dark red run diagonally in the other to form a diamond pattern. Large diamond figures with a central sprig or leaf, also printed in cream and dark red, are partially visible. Wove paper, mismatched sheets.
block printing (relief printing process)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To General Sylvanus Thayer Birthplace,
15 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.335A-C
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.334A-C
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.337AB