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2001.281.841.1-.2 (RS197103)

Description

One partial roll (2001.281.841.1) and one complete roll (2001.281.841.2) of reproduction wallpaper in the "Acton Floral" pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by The Warner Company, Chicago. Wallpaper has an all-over floral pattern of sprigs and sprays with large flowers on leafy stems accented by berries and small stylized flowers on a background pattern of stylized foliage. Roller-printed. The partial roll is printed in red, yellow, blue, black and three greens on a cream ground. The complete roll is wrapped in clear plastic with red stripes and a horse and rider oval cartouche logo. The entire colorway of the complete roll is not known; however; one visible edge has two greens, yellow and orange on a cream 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
"Contains 72 Square Feet" (Printed on plastic wrapping of 2001.281.841.2.)
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
18 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.841.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292908
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Title Textile Remnant "Acton Floral" Accession number 2001.281.1210.1-.3

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
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 17 3/4, repeat width 18, print width 18 (inches)

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