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Three fragments of wallpaper from Kingston, Massachusetts. Pattern of circular figures at even intervals along narrow, vertical black stripes. The stripes are over-printed with horizontal white dashes. The circular figures, possibly stylized flowers or rosettes, are dark pink over-printed with black dashes, white petals and black dot centers. Festooning lines of small white dots connect the circular figures. Block-printed on blue-gray ground. Partial sheets of hand-made paper.
block printing (relief printing process)
"Kingston, Mass / Home now gone - " (handwritten)
"Kingston Mass / circa 1790-1800"
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
25 3/4 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Possibly United States