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Fragments of a French wallpaper from New Hampshire. Neoclassical pattern featuring a cherub in front of a gazebo with festoons and sprays of roses. Block-printed in black, white, olive, red, and blue on gray ground. Wove paper, partial sheets. Fragment B includes a border fragment with a pattern of repeating arches or medallions printed in the same colors as the sidewall. Reproduced as "The Gazebo" by Waterhouse Wallhangings.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"A little abandoned home just beyond Hollis, N. H. -- 1700's" (handwritten)
15 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott