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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.
paper (fiber product)
"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.)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
13 5/8 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Barnstable (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
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