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Textile Remnant "Tapestry Floral"

Description

This overall piece with four attached colorways and one attached paper label, represents a repeated scene. Stylized flowers and leaves cover entirely and homogeneously the background. Red, blue and brown are the dominant colors.

Details

Maker
Greeff Fabrics, Inc.
Date
1933-1996
Greeff in Business
Inscriptions
"TAPESTRY FLORAL" REPRODUCED FROM A Dorothy S. Waterhouse DOCUMENT
(printed)
FROM THE Greenbrook COLLECTION OF REL WALLPAPERS

(printed)
Colorway 1 back: 106503/ Turq.& Sage/ Slate 36" Vat/ "TAPESTRY FLORAL"/ S.P. Document/ Sylmer Finish/ 100% Cotton/ Greeff/ 150 MIDLAND AVE. PORT CHESTER, N.Y.
Colorway 2 back: 106502/ Gold & Peach/ Grey 36" Vat/ "TAPESTRY FLORAL"/ S.P. Document/ Sylmer Finish/ 100% Cotton/ Greeff/ 150 MIDLAND AVE. PORT CHESTER, N.Y.
Colorway 3 back: 106500/ Turq.& Sage/ Slate 36" Vat/ "TAPESTRY FLORAL"/ S.P. Document/ Sylmer Finish/ 100% Cotton/ Greeff/ 150 MIDLAND AVE. PORT CHESTER, N.Y.
Greeff/ FABRICS, INC./ No. 106501/ Color Apricot & Blue/ Width Bronze 36" Vat/ Name "TAPESTRY FLORAL"/ Material S.P. Document/ Sylmer Finish/ Fibre 100% Cotton/ GREENBROOK/ IV/ COLLECTION

PURCHASE SAMPLE/ MEMBER OF fine fabric sources
DESIGNS OF/ YESTERYEAR.../ SO RIGHT FOR TODAY/ GREENBROOK IV/ A captivating new collection od related/ fabrics and wallpapers with designs/ from historic Early American houses./ by Greeff

"TAPESTRY FLORAL"/ Series 106500 thru 106503/ Found in the house built by Alvin Burlin-/game, an early sea captain in Cotuit,/ Mass., this pattern, circa 1811, was discov-/ ered underneath a layer of plaster and/ lath, pasted on a whitewashed wall.

FOR THE NUMBERS OF/ RELATED WALLPAPERS/ PLEASE REFER TO OUR PRICE LIST./ Greeff/ FABRICS
FOR THE NUMBERS OF/ RELATED WALLPAPERS/ PLEASE REFER TO OUR PRICE LIST./ Greeff/ FABRICS
FINISHED WITH/ SYL-MER/ KEEPS FABRIC/ NEW LOOKING LONGER/ RESISTS SPOTS, STAINS,/ WEAR AND WRINKLING
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
floral patterns
printing (process)
Sample, Material
samples
textiles
People and organizations
Greeff Fabrics, Inc.
Waterhouse Wallhangings
Dimensions
44.75 x 36 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1230
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
313575
Related Items
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.883

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Tapestry Floral

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