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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.856 (RS196908)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Toll Gate" pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company, Chicago. The wallpaper has a large scale pattern of scalloped-edged cartouches enclosed in a trellis work frame. Each cartouche contains a highly stylized floral motif with a leaf garland border. Roller-printed in brown, beige, and metallic gold on a cream ground. Pattern is based on a wallpaper found in a house at a toll crossroads in Auburn, NH.

Details

Maker
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Date
1950-1960
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Material
metallic paint
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Auburn (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Descriptive terms
cartouches (ornament)
metallic paint
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
15 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.856
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292937
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession number 2001.281.710

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
cartouches
stylized flowers
stylized foliage
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Toll Gate
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 8, print width 20 1/2 (inches)

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