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Rolled fragment of English floral wallpaper. Large-scale pattern of floral bouquet in hanging basket with pink and white roses, morning glories, daisies, and passion flowers. Roller-printed in white, six pinks, four greens, four blues, five browns, yellow and four purples on polished white ground. The selvedge is printed with English registry number 262509 and patent date of January 8, 1901.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"RD 362509 / PATENTED JANY. 8. 1901" (English registry number and patent date.)
"Victorian - mid 19th century / etc. / many from Salem, Cape Cod, Maine, etc - / I have checked them all + / they can be filed. Not that interesting" (handwritten)
"Almost all late / papers - Victorian, etc / I have checked them / + must press them + put / together in a folder of / later papers" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
28 1/4 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
England (United Kingdom) [country]