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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.852 (RS196897)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Polite Parlor" pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company, Chicago. The wallpaper features a floral trail pattern with undulating vertical lace ribbons intertwined with roses, other flowers and cascading foliage. Roller-printed in green, blue, yellow, dark pink, white, blackand light gray on a gray ground. Pattern is based on wallpaper found in the parlor of the Woodbury family house in Danvers, MA.

Details

Maker
Warner Company
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Date
1950-1960
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.852
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292929

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
lace
ribbons
flowers
roses
Period/Style
Floral Trail
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Polite Parlor
Pattern No.
23161
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19, repeat width 20 1/2 (inches)

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