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Wallpaper fragments from the Captain John Kendrick House, Wareham, Massachusetts. Second layer of paper from north room on second floor, removed during mid-1970s restoration. All-over floral pattern block-printed in yellow and blue-gray on blue ground. Wove paper, partial sheets.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"TOP / SECOND FLOOR / NORTH ROOM #15" (Top refers to orientation of pattern.)
"TOP / For [?] of Design / that bled on to back / of blue paper / from below" (Imprint of the first layer of paper is visible on the back of the second layer.)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To Captain John Kendrick House, 2nd Floor Room
37 x 9 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.518.1A-I
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.519A-L