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Scenic wallpaper fragments from Winchendon, Massacusetts. Scenery and masonry square pattern with three scenery figures, each in a separate column, alternating with masonry squares. The scenes depict a cottage by a lake with a boat, a stone bridge over a waterway with swans, and a castle above a waterway with a boat. Rosette figures decorate the centers and corners of each masonry square and are incorporated into a small stylized vine that frames each square. Roller-printed in beige, brown, maroon, two greens, white, and light blue on tan ground. Marked York Wall in selvedge.
paper (fiber product)
"From old Capt. Chris Alger Farm / Winchendon / Sent me by Mrs. Emma V. Dow / Box 488. Gardner, Mass / (Rutland) / See letter in file" (handwritten)
"Mrs. Emma V. Dow / Gardner Mass / Box 488 / Send because of Yankee article" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
York Wall Paper Company (Manufacturer)
York, Pennsylvania, United States
25 1/2 x 19 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott