We began removing layers of wallpaper in our attempt to reach the brick wall beneath it all.
This appears to have been the second layer of wallpaper:
What exactly is this design – and why? Maybe we’re looking at some type of Art Nouveau pattern, which would date it to around the turn of the twentieth century?
As it turned out, the plaster was too difficult to remove, so we were never able to fully expose the brick wall in the dining room.