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Unused wallpaper fragment from President Eliot's House, Cotuit, Massachusetts. High quality English paper with very fine pindot background, possibly roller-printed, beneath a block-printed flowering vine pattern. Floral pattern printed in brown, pink, red and two greens. Pindot background printed in gray, light blue and brown on white polished ground.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"G.92" (circled) (Waterhouse inventory or reference number?)
"Sawyer - Cotuit / Pres. Eliot's / house" (Sawyer may refer to person paper was acquired from. )
"My drafting room / (?)" (Second statement illegible.)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
19 1/2 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Probably England (United Kingdom) [country]
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.363