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2001.281.825.1-.2 (RS195328)

Description

Cut samples in two colorways of the reproduction wallpaper "Ornamental Rose." Both samples affixed to individual pieces of paperboard. Wallpaper pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by the Warner Company, Chicago. All-over stylized floral. Small circles are used repeatedly throughout the pattern on leaves, as flower petals, flower centers and berries. 2001.281.825.1 is roller-printed in two greens, red, pale blue and black on white ground. Printed in the selvedge is the logo of the United Wall Paper Crafters of North America (1923-1958). 2001.281.825.2 is roller-printed in mustard yellow, pale yellow, black and two browns on light gray ground. The reproduction is based on a wallpaper found in Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Details

Maker
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Date
1950-1958
Inscriptions
"U. W. P. C. Of N. A./ Union Made" [logo] (printed)
"21457 / TRIM [arrow] JOIN [arrow] / RUN 1 [illegible number]"
"Run 1 / "Ornamental Rose" / Recreated by Binnie B. Wilson for Th [text cut off] / 21458 / From the Waterhouse Collection / There is matching fabric for this wallpaper." (Text cut from selvedge and pasted to the back of paperboard.)
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 5/8 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.825.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
291186
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.706
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.837
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.710

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
Stylized foliage
Circles
Period/Style
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Ornamental Rose
Pattern No.
21458
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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