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Two fragments of foliate wallpaper. Large, naturalistic leaves and stylized floral sprigs alternate in off-set, mirroring rows (one row leans in to the left, the next row to the right) to form an all-over foliate pattern. Block-printed in pink and red on ochre ground. Laid paper, partial sheets. A small fragment of roller printed flower and scroll wallpaper remains affixed to the top of Fragment A.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Note indication of duty stamp [arrow]"
"Found in the / restoration process / of an early house / probably NH / by Roy Baker / second paper / over print" (handwritten)
"2 [inside a square]" (Pattern and printing marks?)
13 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott