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Fragment of unused floral stripe wallpaper from Kennebunk, Maine. Pattern of alternating wide and narrow stripes with leafy vines. A large white vine with tropical, serrated leaves grows over a wide stripe of gray with dark gray horizontally striped ribbon edges. Floral sprays in gold and gray accent each leaf. The narrow stripe is dark gray. A vine with varrigated leaves and flower buds grows over it. The narrow stripe is edged with lozenge-figure ribbons. White polished ground block-printed in two grays and metallic gold.
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
"Metcalf / Kennebunk Me / Parlor" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To Parlor
24 x 20 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.626