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Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Hawk's Chinese" pattern (#21424) designed by Binnie B. Wilson for The Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company of Chicago. Paper features an allover design of densely scrolling vines with stylized leaves and flowers. Scattered throughout the vines are Chinese foo-dogs. Roller-printed in white, olive green, peach, black and dark pink on a brown ground. Design is based on a paper found in the Hawk's Tavern in Waban, Massachusetts.
paper (fiber product)
"There is a matching fabric for this wallpaper / From the Waterhouse Collection" (Printed on the left selvedge)
" " Hawks Chinese" / Recreated by Binnie B Wilson for The Warner Co." (Printed on the right selvedge.)
Wile, Sarah Kimball., Mrs.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Original To Hawk's Tavern,
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
21 3/4 (W) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Waban (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.706