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Fragment of uncut wallpaper border from Middleton, Massachusetts. Flocked floral pattern with floral molding stripe. Block-printed in three browns, two greens, metallic copper, metallic blue with brown flocking on ochre ground. Paper is embossed with ribbed pattern (vertical in relation to pattern).
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
embossed wall coverings
"16 1/2 yrds / 16 1/2 / 16 yrds" (Dealer or retailer notation)
"Mrs. Goldsmith - Marblehead. From auction in NH." (handwritten)
"Good Victorian Stripe + border [circled] from Middleton Mass"
"Mrs. Goldsmith - Marblehead Mass - DAR"
"1227" (pattern number)
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.437
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.438
22 1/2 x 21 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott