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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.821 (RS195326)

Description

Cut sample of the reproduction wallpaper "Wellfleet" affixed to paperboard. Pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by the Warner Company, Chicago. Repeating geometric pattern of fleur de lis figures framed by tear-shaped cartouches over background of small fleur de lis figures. Roller-printed in white, gold and two greens on blue ground. The pattern is based on a wallpaper from a house in South Wellfleet, Massachusetts.

Details

Maker
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
"There is matching fabric for this wallpaper / From the Waterhouse / "Wellfleet" / Recreated by Binnie B. Wilson for The / 21428" (Text cut from wallpaper selvedge and pasted to verso of paperboard.)
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Associated Building
Associated With Hinkley House (South Wellfleet, MA).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
South Wellfleet (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
geometric patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 1/2 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.821
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291135
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.511A-C Relationship Original paper from South Wellfleet.
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.706

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Fleur de lis
cartouche
medallion
Period/Style
Geometric
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Wellfleet
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 1/4, repeat width 6, print width 18 (inches)

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