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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.834 (RS196885)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Hawk's Chinese" pattern (#21424) designed by Binnie B. Wilson for The Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company of Chicago. Paper features an allover design of densely scrolling vines with stylized leaves and flowers. Scattered throughout the vines are Chinese foo-dogs. Roller-printed in white, olive green, peach, black and dark pink on a brown ground. Design is based on a paper found in the Hawk's Tavern in Waban, Massachusetts.

Details

Maker
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
"There is a matching fabric for this wallpaper / From the Waterhouse Collection" (Printed on the left selvedge)
" " Hawks Chinese" / Recreated by Binnie B Wilson for The Warner Co." (Printed on the right selvedge.)
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Associated Building
Original To Hawk's Tavern.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Waban (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Wile, Sarah Kimball., Mrs.
Dimensions
21 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.834
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292891
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.706

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
vines
stylized flowers
leaves
foo-dogs
Period/Style
Chinoiserie
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Hawk's Chinese
Pattern No.
21424
State
Repro
Theme
Chinese
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 6 1/4, print width 18 (inches)

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