Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-292916

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Calico Stripe" pattern (#23141) designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company, Chicago. Wallpaper pattern imitates a calico fabric with alternating stripes. One stripe has irregular borders and contains highly abstracted flower motifs on either side of a central zigzag line. The other stripe has a highly abstracted sprig motifs on either side of an undulating curved line. Also present in this stripe are small quatrefoil motifs. Roller-printed in blue, yellow, white and brown on a gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
stripes
Wallpaper

Pattern

Calico Stripe

Pattern No.

23141

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dimensions

20 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.845

Places

New Ipswich (Hillsborough county, New Hampshire)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.710
Title Textile Remnant "Calico Stripe" Accession Number 2001281.1237

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

stripes
calico
abstracted flowers
sprigs
quatrefoils

Period/Style

Textile