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Wallpaper fragment from the John M. Gilson House in Groton, Massachusetts. Geometric figures made up of two rows of small black diamonds over an orange rectangle are printed in alternating diagonals to form an overall weave pattern. Block-printed in black and organge on gray ground.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"From the old John M. Gilson home / in Groton (on road to Ayer). He was / the great-grandfather of / Mrs. Robt. May - pres. of the / Historical Society. House now / owned by a Mr. Frederick" (handwritten)
16 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott