Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-291168

Description

Cut sample of the reproduction wallpaper "Acton Floral." Sample is affixed to paperboard. Pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by the Warner Company, Chicago. All-over floral pattern sprigs and sprays with large, red and yellow flowers on dark green leafy stems accented by blue, yellow and red berries and small stylized flowers on a background pattern of light green stylized foliage. Roller-printed in red, yellow, blue, black and three greens on white ground. The pattern is based on a wallpaper found in a house in Acton, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"There is matching fabric for this wallpaper / 21400 / Acton Floral / From the Waterhouse Collection" (Text has been cut from selvedge and pasted to back of paperboard.)

Pattern

Acton Floral

Pattern No.

21400

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.706
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.710
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.841

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

20 1/2 x 18 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.824

Places

Acton (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Flowers
Sprigs
Sprays
Berries
Stylized foliage

Period/Style

Floral