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Rolled display sample of yellow floral wallpaper with attached gold flocked borders from Middleboro, Massachusetts. Sidewall paper is block-printed with a large-scale, exotic floral pattern in ochre and metallic gold on polished yellow ground. The borders, affixed at the top and bottom of the sidewall, are printed with multiple stripes of metallic gold and tan and brown flocking.
paper (fiber product)
"Elaborate Flocks and Golds / from Middleboro, Mass./ (Delano-) / Decorators papers of the 1880-1910 / era" (handwritten)
"Elaborate [underlined] / Flocks + golds / of 1870-1880 [underlined] / Middleboro, Mass / Delano" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
42 1/2 x 20 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Middleboro (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1106