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Fragment of floral stripe wallpaper attached to wallboard from the Captain Josiah Fletcher house, Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Small stripes of diamond-shaped trellis divide alternating stripes of fern branches and stripes of blue flowers. Roller-printed in blue, yellow, two browns and tan on ungrounded paper.
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
"This bit of wallpaper on a board / was found in the / 18th c. home of Capt. Josiah / Fletcher of Chelmsford. / With some modernization / the house at 14 Crosby Lane / Chelmsford is in / excellent 18c. condition" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To Captain Josiah Fletcher House,
10 1/8 x 30 1/2 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Chelmsford (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Probably United States