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Fragment of wallpaper used to line a trunk. Printed with a geometric diamond pattern. Diamond-shaped figures, consisting of a chevron of black hatchmarks that float over a diamond of white hatchmarks, repeat to form an allover geometric pattern. Block-printed in black and white on pink ground.
block printing (relief printing process)
"Original wallpaper / fr. lined trunk." (Small collection of wallpaper from the Clark house had been mounted on cardboard and held in place with milar held by scotch tape. Notes penciled in beside wallpaper fragments)
"This may be earlier (1750)?" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
3 1/2 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Probably United States