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Fabric backed wallpaper sample from "the old paper shop of Mr. Childs" in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Floral pattern featuring pink flowers, possibly geraniums, and foliate swags on a faux-moiré background. Block-printed in seven greens, four pinks, red, two yellows, two violets and gray on white polished ground.
paper (fiber product)
"9142 C Bach DHS/3.50" (Written in pencil except for "Bach" which is written in red ink.)
"Floral panel / Mr. Childs old shop in Cambridge / Circa mid-19th century" (Written by Dorothy Waterhouse.)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To Childs Paper Shop (Cambridge, MA),
57 1/2 x 36 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)