Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-292920

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Freetown" pattern (#23002) designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company, Chicago. Wallaper has a repeating pattern of large scalloped medallions containing abstracted rosettes. Medallions are separated by square four-leaved folate blocks. Roller-printed in three browns and white on a light brown ground. Pattern is based on an English block-printed wallpaper found in an old house in the Freetown, Massachusetts area.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
medallions (ornament areas)
Wallpaper

Pattern

Freetown

Pattern No.

23002

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

2001.281.848

Places

East Freetown (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.710
Title Textile Remnant "Freetown" Accession Number 2001.281.1216.1-.2

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

medallion

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

medallions
rosettes

Period/Style

Medallion