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Paper window shade applied, probably to a fire screen, as a decorative element. Uppermost layer and probably sixth paper of approximately six layers from one location in Hanson, Massachusetts. Landscape scene framed on sides and bottom with large scale scrollwork. Block-printed in white, green, black, brown and tan on light blue ground. Back of paper also printed light blue.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Mrs. Francis Hunt / 324 Winter St. Hanson" (written on scrap of newsprint)
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.1
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.2A-C
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.3A-C
Title Wallpaper Border Accession Number 2001.281.401.4
Title Window Shade used as Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.5AB
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.401.6A-C
22 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Mount Vernon ?