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Partial roll of wallpaper from Thompson, Connecticut. Pattern of repeating stylized tulips framed by foliate scrolls is printed over a small-scale white geometric background pattern of chevrons and dots. Printed over the tulip pattern is a small-scale pattern of black wavy lines and dots. The under and over-printed patterns are meant to imitate the texture of a woven textile or tapestry. Roller-printed in pink, maroon, olive, blue, green, black and white on brown ground.
paper (fiber product)
"1445 / IMPERIAL SPECIAL [text inside banner logo, crown divides the two words]" (printed)
"Give me by Mrs. Harriet Touchette / Mrs. Mary Baker - Off Phinney Lane Centerville / From 150 yr. old house / owned previously by Mrs. Heidi Roosevelt (4th cousin of FDR) / Thompson, Conn--- / Victorian paper with effect of burlap" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Imperial Wallcoverings (Manufacturer)
19 3/8 (W) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Thompson (Windham county, Connecticut)
Centerville (New Haven county, Connecticut)
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1985.19