Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-292929

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Polite Parlor" pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company, Chicago. The wallpaper features a floral trail pattern with undulating vertical lace ribbons intertwined with roses, other flowers and cascading foliage. Roller-printed in green, blue, yellow, dark pink, white, blackand light gray on a gray ground. Pattern is based on wallpaper found in the parlor of the Woodbury family house in Danvers, MA.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Pattern

Polite Parlor

Pattern No.

23161

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Warner Company
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Dimensions

20 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.852

Places

Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

lace
ribbons
flowers
roses

Period/Style

Floral Trail