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Wallpaper fragment from Nantucket, Massachusetts. Geometric pattern of overlapping fans with frothy edges. Block-printed in blue, white and black on olive ground. Partial sheet of handmade, wove paper. Layer four of four from the same location. Reproduced by Waterhouse Wallhangings as "Robbins House."
block printing (relief printing process)
"Nantucket - / see pattern of #3 / [illegible text] / reversed" (Note refers to the fact that the imprinted pattern visible on the back of this layer belongs to layer 3 paper.)
"G8" (Waterhouse Wallhangings reference number?)
"Block / [illegible number?]" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
17 x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Nantucket (Nantucket Island, Nantucket county, Massachusetts)
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.318.1
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.318.2AB
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.318.3AB