Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-292891

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"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.)

Pattern

Hawk's Chinese

Pattern No.

21424

Associated Building

Original To Hawk's Tavern,

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.706

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

21 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.834

Places

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

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Chinese

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

vines
stylized flowers
leaves
foo-dogs

Period/Style

Chinoiserie