Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-292937

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Toll Gate" pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company, Chicago. The wallpaper has a large scale pattern of scalloped-edged cartouches enclosed in a trellis work frame. Each cartouche contains a highly stylized floral motif with a leaf garland border. Roller-printed in brown, beige, and metallic gold on a cream ground. Pattern is based on a wallpaper found in a house at a toll crossroads in Auburn, NH.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metallic paint
cartouches (ornament)
Wallpaper

Pattern

Toll Gate

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.710

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

15 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.856

Places

Auburn (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

cartouches
stylized flowers
stylized foliage