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2001.281.845 (RS196924)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Calico Stripe" pattern (#23141) designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company, Chicago. Wallpaper pattern imitates a calico fabric with alternating stripes. One stripe has irregular borders and contains highly abstracted flower motifs on either side of a central zigzag line. The other stripe has a highly abstracted sprig motifs on either side of an undulating curved line. Also present in this stripe are small quatrefoil motifs. Roller-printed in blue, yellow, white and brown on a gray ground.

Details

Maker
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Date
1950-1960
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
New Ipswich (Hillsborough county, New Hampshire)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.845
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292916
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.710
Title Textile Remnant "Calico Stripe" Accession number 2001281.1237

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
stripes
calico
abstracted flowers
sprigs
quatrefoils
Period/Style
Textile
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Calico Stripe
Pattern No.
23141
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 20 1/2 (inches)

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