Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-291163

Description

Cut sample of the reproduction diaper-pattern wallpaper "Provincetown Geometric." Sample is affixed to paperboard. Pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by the Warner Company, Chicago. Diamond-shaped trellis frames Gothic-style quatrefoils. Roller-printed in white and dark green on green ground. Original wallpaper was found in the Captain Snow House, Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"for The Warner Co. / 21432 / Run 1 / Provincetown Geometric / From the Waterhouse Collection" (Text cut from the selvedge and glued to the back of the paperboard.)

Pattern

Provincetown Geometric

Pattern No.

21432

Associated Building

Associated With Captain Snow House,

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.706
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.969.1
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.838

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

17 5/8 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.823

Places

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

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Green

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Diamonds
Trellis
Quatrefoil

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern