Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1958

GUSN

GUSN-291186

Description

Cut samples in two colorways of the reproduction wallpaper "Ornamental Rose." Both samples affixed to individual pieces of paperboard. Wallpaper pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by the Warner Company, Chicago. All-over stylized floral. Small circles are used repeatedly throughout the pattern on leaves, as flower petals, flower centers and berries. 2001.281.825.1 is roller-printed in two greens, red, pale blue and black on white ground. Printed in the selvedge is the logo of the United Wall Paper Crafters of North America (1923-1958). 2001.281.825.2 is roller-printed in mustard yellow, pale yellow, black and two browns on light gray ground. The reproduction is based on a wallpaper found in Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"U. W. P. C. Of N. A./ Union Made" [logo] (printed)
"21457 / TRIM [arrow] JOIN [arrow] / RUN 1 [illegible number]"
"Run 1 / "Ornamental Rose" / Recreated by Binnie B. Wilson for Th [text cut off] / 21458 / From the Waterhouse Collection / There is matching fabric for this wallpaper." (Text cut from selvedge and pasted to the back of paperboard.)

Pattern

Ornamental Rose

Pattern No.

21458

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.706
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.837
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.710

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13 5/8 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.825.1-.2

Places

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

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
Stylized foliage
Circles

Period/Style

Floral