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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.824 (RS195331)

Description

Cut sample of the reproduction wallpaper "Acton Floral." Sample is affixed to paperboard. Pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by the Warner Company, Chicago. All-over floral pattern sprigs and sprays with large, red and yellow flowers on dark green leafy stems accented by blue, yellow and red berries and small stylized flowers on a background pattern of light green stylized foliage. Roller-printed in red, yellow, blue, black and three greens on white ground. The pattern is based on a wallpaper found in a house in Acton, Massachusetts.

Details

Maker
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
"There is matching fabric for this wallpaper / 21400 / Acton Floral / From the Waterhouse Collection" (Text has been cut from selvedge and pasted to back of paperboard.)
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Acton (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 1/2 x 18 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.824
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291168
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Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.706
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Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.841

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Flowers
Sprigs
Sprays
Berries
Stylized foliage
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Acton Floral
Pattern No.
21400
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 17 1/4, repeat width 18, print width 18 (inches)

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