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2001.281.843.1-.2 (RS196918)

Description

Two partial rolls of reproduction wallpaper in the "Augustine Heard" pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson as part of the Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company, Chicago. Wallpaper has a pattern of scrolling branches with roses, rosebuds and foliage. Hummingbirds and butterflies are interspersed among the branches. Pattern is based on a wallpaper found in the Augustine Heard House in Ipswich, MA. Roller-printed. Two colorways are present: 2001.281.843.1 -- Two greens, two blues, two browns, red, pink, yellow, and beige on a cream ground (#23131); and 2001.281.843.2 -- Two greens, two blues, two browns, two grays, pink, white, and yellow on a light green ground (#23136).

Details

Maker
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Date
1950-1960
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Associated Building
Augustine Heard House (Ipswich, MA).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Ipswich (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Heard, Augustine
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 3/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.843.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292911
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.710
Title Textile Remnant "Augustine Heard" Accession number 2001.281.1224

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
flowers
roses
rosebuds
hummingbirds
butterflies
Period/Style
Floral Trail
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Augustine Heard
State
Repro
Theme
floral
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22, repeat width 20 3/8, print width 20 3/8 (inches)

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