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2001.281.848 (RS196919)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Freetown" pattern (#23002) designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company, Chicago. Wallaper has a repeating pattern of large scalloped medallions containing abstracted rosettes. Medallions are separated by square four-leaved folate blocks. Roller-printed in three browns and white on a light brown ground. Pattern is based on an English block-printed wallpaper found in an old house in the Freetown, Massachusetts area.

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)
East Freetown (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
medallions (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.848
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292920
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.710
Title Textile Remnant "Freetown" Accession number 2001.281.1216.1-.2

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
medallions
rosettes
Period/Style
Medallion
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Freetown
Pattern No.
23002
State
Repro
Theme
medallion
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 9 1/2, repeat width 10 1/4, print width 20 1/2 (inches)

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