Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-291158

Description

Cut sample of the reproduction wallpaper "New Hampshire Stencil" affixed to paperboard. Pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by the Warner Company, Chicago. Pattern consists of wide stripe of stylized flowers on dense leafy branches and narrow stripes of overlapping organic figures. Roller-printed in brown and two greens on light cream ground. Original wallpaper found in a house in Brewster, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"There is matching fabric for this wallpaper / From the Waterhouse Collection / "New Hampshire Stencil" / Recreated by Binnie B. Wilson for The Warner Co. / 21406" (Text cut from selvedge and pasted to verso of paperboard.)

Pattern

New Hampshire Stencil

Pattern No.

21406

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dimensions

19 3/4 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.822

Places

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

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.706

Wallpaper Details

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripes
stylized flowers

Period/Style

Floral Stripe