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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.837 (RS196889)

Description

Partial roll of the reproduction wallpaper pattern "Ornamental Rose" (#21457) designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by The Warner Company, Chicago. Paper has an all-over stylized floral pattern. Small circles are used repeatedly throughout the pattern on leaves, as flower petals, flower centers and berries. 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). The reproduction is based on a wallpaper found in Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Details

Maker
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
"Recreated by Binnie B Wilson for The Warner Co." / "U.W.P.C.A. of N.A. Union Made" (Printed on left selvedge.)
"There is a matching fabric for this wallpaper. From the Waterhouse Collection." (Printed on right selvedge.)
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
21 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.837
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292899
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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.
21457
State
Repro
Theme
floral
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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