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Two fragments of wallpaper from Nantucket, Massachusetts. Lozenge and rosette stripe pattern. Pink and red oval lozenge figures alternate with round rosettes to form vertical stripes. A floral pattern in ochre, now barely visible, is printed between the stripes. Block-printed in pink, red and ochre on orange ground. Handmade, wove paper with high blue fiber content. Partial sheets. Layer three of four from same location.
block printing (relief printing process)
"Nantucket 1835 / 3rd paper from bottom / see pattern on back of top page" (handwritten)
"3rd from bottom / Nantucket" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
17 x 22 (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