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Wallpaper Sample Book

2001.281.710 (RS209845)

Description

Wallpaper sample book or trade catalog titled "The Waterhouse Collection by Dorothy Waterhouse for The Warner Company, Chicago." Catalog is bound with heavy basteboard covers printed with "Cameo Motif" pattern. Catalog contains samples of 27 wallpaper patterns in multiple colorways and related fabrics. Patterns are based on ones from the collection of Dorothy Waterhouse and were re-created by designer Binnie B. Wilson. Patterns included are: Acanthus, Acton Floral, Augustine Heard, Bayside, Brocade, Calico Stripe, Cameo Print, Eastham Daisy, Fantasy, Freeman Print, Freetown, Grape Ivy, James P. Upham, Mary Wade, Massachusetts, Old Brick House, Ornamental Rose, Polite Parlor, Provincetown Geometric, Queen Anne, Robert Fulton, Royal Damask, Springtime, Sudbury, Toll Gate, Wellfleet, and Wilton Toile,

Details

Maker
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
"The / Waterhouse Collection / by Dorothy Waterhouse / for / The Warenr Company / Chicago" (Printed on front cover.)
"The Warner Company of Chicago / Presents / The Waterhosue Collection . . ." (An essay is printed inside front cover describing the origins of the collection.)
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Material
metal
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Advertising Medium
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Descriptive terms
Catalog, Trade
metal
paper (fiber product)
sample books
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 1/4 x 20 x 1 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.710
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288509
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