Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-292900

Description

Two partial rolls of the reproduction wallpaper "Provincetown Geometric" designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection produced by The Warner Company, Chicago. Paper has an all-over diaper pattern formed by a diamond-shaped trellis framing Gothic-style quatrefoils. Roller-printed on textured ribbed paper. Original wallpaper was found in the Captain Snow House, Provincetown, Massachusetts. Two colorways are present: 2001.281.838.1 -- Beige and metallic gold on a cream ground; and 2001.281.838.2 -- Black and gray on a cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic paint
diaper patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"The Warner Co." (Printed on left selvedge.)

Pattern

Provincetown Geometric

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Associated With Captain Snow House,

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dimensions

21 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.838.1-.2

Places

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

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Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.706
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.710
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.823
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.969.1
Title Textile Remnant "Provincetown Geometric" Accession Number 2001.281.1242.1-.7

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

diaper pattern

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

diamonds
trellis
quatrefoils

Period/Style

Foliate
Diaper Pattern