Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-291129

Description

Two cut samples of reproduction wallpaper in the "John Wing Stripe" pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by the Warner Company, Chicago. Floral stripe pattern with stripes of small vine with berries, stylized floral vines, and bamboo. Roller-printed in two reds, two greens, white and tan on light tan ground. Based on wallpaper found in a trunk in the John Wing House, Sandwich, Massachusetts. Fragment [A] is affixed to a piece cardboard and it's selvedges have been cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"There is matching fabric for this wallpaper / From the Waterhouse Collection / "John Wing Stripe" / Recreated by Binnie B. Wilson for The Warner Co. / 21417 / Run 2" (printed)

Pattern

John Wing Stripe

Pattern No.

21417

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Associated With John Wing House (Sandwich, MA),

Maker

Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dimensions

18 1/4 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.819AB

Places

Sandwich (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.706
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.833

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

bamboo
stylized flowers
ivy
berries
stripes

Period/Style

Floral Stripe