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2001.281.823 (RS195334)

Description

Cut sample of the reproduction diaper-pattern wallpaper "Provincetown Geometric." Sample is affixed to paperboard. Pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by the Warner Company, Chicago. Diamond-shaped trellis frames Gothic-style quatrefoils. Roller-printed in white and dark green on green ground. Original wallpaper was found in the Captain Snow House, Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Details

Maker
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
"for The Warner Co. / 21432 / Run 1 / Provincetown Geometric / From the Waterhouse Collection" (Text cut from the selvedge and glued to the back of the paperboard.)
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Associated Building
Associated With Captain Snow House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Provincetown (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
diaper patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
17 5/8 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.823
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291163
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.706
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.969.1 Relationship Original wallpaper from Captain Snow House, Provincetown, MA.
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.838

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Diamonds
Trellis
Quatrefoil
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Provincetown Geometric
Pattern No.
21432
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 2 5/8, repeat width 2 1/4, print width 18 (inches)

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