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Fragment of diaper-pattern wallpaper from the Captain Snow House, Provincetown, Massachusetts. Repeating diamonds formed by lines with geometric diamond and concentric circles frame Gothic-style quatrefoils. Roller-printed in light cream and metallic gold on cream ground. The paper is affixed to paperboard and includes fragments border paper (see 2001.281.969.2). The pattern was reproduced by Warner as "Provincetown Geometric" in the 1950s.
paper (fiber product)
"Provincetown - / Second layer in parlor / Capt Snow house" (handwritten)
"Has been reproduced by DS. W / First collection / Very popular" (handwritten)
"1810 / Snow house in / Provincetown"
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To Captain Snow House, Parlor
16 1/2 x 9 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Provincetown (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Probably United States
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.968
Title Wallpaper Border Accession Number 2001.281.696.2AB
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.969.2A-C
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.823
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.838