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Rolled fragment of embossed floral wallpaper. Large-scale, naturalistic floral bouquet tied with a ribbon. Flowers in the bouquet include poppies, tulips, daisies, hydrangea, and daffodils. Pattern is embossed and block-printed in multiple pinks, violets, yellows, tans, blues and greens on white polished ground. Heavy-weight paper, end of roll.
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
block printing (relief printing process)
"Embossed - good design / Late" (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"
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
42 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott