Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-292932

Description

Two partial rolls of reproduction wallpaper in the "Queen Anne" pattern (#23193) designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company, Chicago. The wallpaper has a large-scale floral spray pattern featuring carnations and other flowers. Both rolls are roller-printed in two greens, two browns, white, blue-green, and fuschia on a light blue ground. Pattern is based on an English block-printed wallpaper dating from 1750-1760 that was found in the Whipple House, Ipswich, MA.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Pattern

Queen Anne

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Associated With Whipple House,

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

2001.281.854AB

Places

Ipswich (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.114
Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.710
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1922.490

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

carnations
floral sprays
flowes

Period/Style

Floral