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Wallpaper border fragment from Alexander House on Main Street in Northfield, Massachusetts. Novelty border depicting Native Americans sitting at a fire. Over the fire is a large pot on a tri-pod. The Native Americans wear headbands with feathers and loinclothes, one smokes a long pipe. The surrounding landscape includes a waterway, trees, a flying duck and oversized floral sprigs. Roller-printed in black, brown, blue, yellow, orange, red and green on off-white ground. Imprint of paper 2001.281.461.1 evident on verso.
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
"From Old Brick / Alexander House on / Main St. Northfield Mass / torn down / about 1950 / F. C. Alexander" (Written by Fred C. Alexander.)
"From old / (Brick) Alexander / House / Main St / North" [partially cut off] (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
4 1/8 x 17 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Probably United States
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.462.1