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Wallpaper fragment from Hatchville, Massachusetts. Diaper and rosette pattern wallpaper with attached ceiling border (see 2001.281.404.2) . Two layered diaper pattern: lower layer is formed by "marblized" masonry and the upper layer features three-dimensional masonry squares with rosette figures at diagonal intersects. Roller-printed in green, black, tan and brown on ungrounded paper.
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
"August 1977 / From old 1740 house in / Hatchville, Mass - given me by / Hayden of Cotuit / Brown paper with green design and border is interesting / First layer not as / early as 1740, I'm sure / Top layers are late papers" (handwritten)
"From house built in Hatchville Mass (Cape Cod) in 1740" (Appears written in at same time as pencil note on attached envelop. )
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
16 3/4 x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Title Wallpaper Border Accession Number 2001.281.404.2