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Fabric backed wallpaper sample probably from "the old paper shop of Mr. Childs" in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Large-scale floral pattern executed in a folk art or faux hand-painted style. Large floral bouquet of carnations, tulips, roses and other flowers tied with a red ribbon. Floral sprigs surround the large bouquet. Roller-printed in black, red, pink, two greens, yellow and two blues on ungrounded, embossed paper. Wooden rod tacked to one end of the roll.
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
"Floral Panel mid 19th century / Large floral motifs" (Written by Dorothy Waterhouse. Floral panel written in blue felt pen / Large floral motifs written in pencil.)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To Childs Paper Shop (Cambridge, MA),
69 x 41 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)