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Wallpaper fragment with geometric pattern from West Yarmouth, Massachusetts. Alternating, stencil-like rosette figures form an overall geometric pattern resembling a tile mosaic. Block-printed in blue and white on ungrounded, pink paper. Wove paper, partial sheets. Lathe marks, from a later wall addition, stripe the paper's surface. Wallpaper fragment affixed to paperboard.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Moved to Bass River by Prescott / Wilde / House originally / a cobbler's shop / on what is now / Rt. 28 W. Yarmouth" (handwritten)
13 1/4 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott