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Fabric backed wallpaper sample from "Childs" wallpaper shop in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Large-scale floral trail wallpaper with stylized carnations, strawberries, peonies, morning glories and other flowers growing from the same meandering vine. Block-printed in black, three greens, pink, fuschia, red, two browns, two purples and blue on light cream ground.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"9924 J Baxenden OSS/4.00" (Handwritten in large letters, expcept for "Baxenden" which is written in red ink.)
"Cravel Design" (handwritten)
"E 13 C / SCQ1LS1" (Ones written in European style. Handwritten large.)
"9924-J / DRS 4.00" (Written small. )
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To Childs Paper Shop (Cambridge, MA),
57 3/4 x 39 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)