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Partial roll of unused wallpaper printed with the "The Attica" pattern produced by Thomas Strahan and Company, Chelsea, Massachusetts. Large-scale damask pattern with central stylized thistle figure framed by strapwork and scrolling acanthus leaves. Thistle figures are flanked by urns with bow knot and are joined by floral swags. Roller-printed in blue over pattern of blue of fine vertical and horizontal lines, imitating the look of woven fabric, on white ground.
paper (fiber product)
"The Attica / 298 / T. S. & C. [Thistle Logo]" (printed)
"Brocade design - Repro" (handwritten)
"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"
Thomas Strahan & Co. (Manufacturer)
Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
21 7/8 (W) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Chelsea (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)