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2001.281.838.1-.2 (RS196921)

Description

Two partial rolls of the reproduction wallpaper "Provincetown Geometric" designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by The Warner Company, Chicago. Paper has an all-over diaper pattern formed by a diamond-shaped trellis framing Gothic-style quatrefoils. Roller-printed on textured ribbed paper. Original wallpaper was found in the Captain Snow House, Provincetown, Massachusetts. Two colorways are present: 2001.281.838.1 -- Beige and metallic gold on a cream ground; and 2001.281.838.2 -- Black and gray on a cream ground.

Details

Maker
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
"The Warner Co." (Printed on left selvedge.)
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Associated Building
Associated With Captain Snow House.
Material
metallic paint
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Provincetown (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
diaper patterns
metallic paint
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
21 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.838.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292900
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Title Textile Remnant "Provincetown Geometric" Accession number 2001.281.1242.1-.7

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
diamonds
trellis
quatrefoils
Period/Style
Foliate
Diaper Pattern
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Provincetown Geometric
State
Repro
Theme
diaper pattern
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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