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Wallpaper border fragment from Hatchville, Massachusetts. Border attached to diaper pattern wallpaper fragment (2001.281.404.1). A thick textured or braided green cord and smooth, narrow orange cord twist around each other over a black background with orange edges. Roller-printed in three greens, orange and black on red ground.
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" (Written on wallpaper folder. Cut from folder before rest of folder discarded. (by MM?))
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
1 1/2 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.404.1