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Wallpaper sample from the "old paper shop of Mr. Childs" in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Gold-colored ground with black flecks, no pattern. Paper is rolled on a cardboard tube. Carved wooden rod attached to paper's end.
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
"Plain gold / mid-19th cent -" (Written by Dorothy Waterhouse)
"Boylston St. / Boston, Mass. / Wall Paper Dept." (stamped)
"M. D. 149 - 93 Sq Yards / 23 Rolls" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To Childs Paper Shop (Cambridge, MA),
29 3/4 (W) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)