Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-292899

Description

Partial roll of the reproduction wallpaper pattern "Ornamental Rose" (#21457) designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by The Warner Company, Chicago. Paper has an all-over stylized floral pattern. Small circles are used repeatedly throughout the pattern on leaves, as flower petals, flower centers and berries. 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). The reproduction is based on a wallpaper found in Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Recreated by Binnie B Wilson for The Warner Co." / "U.W.P.C.A. of N.A. Union Made" (Printed on left selvedge.)
"There is a matching fabric for this wallpaper. From the Waterhouse Collection." (Printed on right selvedge.)

Pattern

Ornamental Rose

Pattern No.

21457

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dimensions

21 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.837

Places

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

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Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.825.1-.2
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Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.710
Title Textile Remnant "Ornamental Rose" Accession Number 2001.281.1223.1-.3

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

floral

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stylized flowers
stylized foliage
circles

Period/Style

Floral