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Three fragments of gilt-figure wallpaper from the George A. Weaver House, Waldoboro, Maine. Pattern of embossed and gilded stripes and gilt-figures, one figure a round quatrefoil or compass and the other a slightly larger round medallion with fleur de lis figures, acanthus scrolls and foliate swag. Block-printed in black and gray with gold leaf on gray ground.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Waldoboro - Maine / From the George A. Weaver Home / Jessie W. Law / 135 Washington St. / Brighton, Mass. / 54 Peach St. / Walpole / Mass." (Not written by Dorothy Waterhouse. Presumed written by J. W. Law.)
"On my grandmother's parlor walls and / made a very handsome room. / 3 pieces - J. W. Law" (handwritten)
Law, Jessie W.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
16 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Waldoboro (Lincoln county, Maine)
Fleur de lis