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Two fragments of diamond patterned wallpaper from Nantucket, Massachusetts. Black lines flanked by dots intersect to form a diamond pattern. Black and white rosettes alternate with white feathery sprig figures printed where lines intersect. Block-printed in black and white on ungrounded blue paper. Handmade wove paper, partial sheets. Second of four layers from same location.
block printing (relief printing process)
"1720" (Waterhouse attributed an early (incorrect) date to this paper. )
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
9 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.318.4
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.318.1
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.318.2AB
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.318.3AB