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Unused scenery figure wallpaper fragment from Middleton, Massachusetts. Medallion figure frames a pastoral scene of a male traveler resting against his bedroll and a tree trunk with a walking stick in one hand. A woman carrying a child on her back stands nearby.The medallion, block-printed in two grays, is adorned with rose festoons and is flanked on both sides by similarly stylized stripes. The flowers and medallion scene are block-printed in red, three pinks, four greens, blue-green, four browns, two tans, three purples, and two blues. The scene has a blue and yellow irisé background and the paper a white polished ground.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
medallions (ornament areas)
"Alma's cousin / Mrs. Woodward / Flint Farm / Middleton" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
28 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Title Wallpaper Reproduction Accession Number 2001.281.458
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1162