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Two wallpaper fragments from the General Sylvanus Thayer birthplace in Braintree, Massachusetts. Stripe and vine pattern in which a leafy vine, possibly morning glory, grows up a gray pole or stripe. Small twig figures form a background pattern. Block-printed in red, green and gray on orange ground. Original colors are visible on the seam of Fragment (B). Wove paper, partial sheets.
block printing (relief printing process)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To General Sylvanus Thayer Birthplace,
18 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.334A-C
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.335A-C
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.336