Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-292939

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Wilton Toile" pattern designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company. Chicago. Wallpaper has a large scenic pattern imitating a toile textile. A series of rural vignettes are shown including: a seated couple with a child, a group picking apples, a thatched roof animal shelter over a cow and a goat, chickens, and sheaves of grain. Roller-printed in two greens, two browns, black and pale gray on a yellow ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Wilton Toile

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.710
Title Textile Remnant "Wilton Toile" Accession Number 2001.281.1215.1-.3

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

20 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.857

Places

Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

pastoral

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

people
pastoral scenes
cows
chickens
goats
apples

Period/Style

Scenery Figure