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Textile Remnant "General Thayer"

2001.281.1241 (RS235202)

Description

This overall piece with four attached colorways and one attached paper label, represents an alternation of brown squares containing one small full square and surrounded by four strokes, and red and white roses. These patterns are alternated in high as well as in width and are on a red background.

Details

Maker
Greeff Fabrics, Inc.
Date
1933-1996
Greeff in Business
Inscriptions
Dorothy S. Waterhouse DOCUMENT "GENERAL THAYER" REPRODUC[...]
(printed)
RELATED FABRICS & WALLPAPERS FROM THE Greenbroo[...]
(printed)
Colorway 1 back: 106510/ Neutrals/ 36" Vat/ "GENERAL THAYER"/ S.P. Document/ Sylmer Finish/ 100% Cotton/ Greeff/ 150 MIDLAND AVE. PORT CHESTER, N.Y.
Colorway 2 back: 106511/ Old Gold/ 36" Vat/ "GENERAL THAYER"/ S.P. Document/ Sylmer Finish/ 100% Cotton/ Greeff/ 150 MIDLAND AVE. PORT CHESTER, N.Y.

"Greeff FABRICS, INC. /No. 106513 /Color Old Red/ Width 36" Vat /Name "GENERAL THAYER" /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 collection of related fabrics and wallpapers with designs from historic Early American houses /by Greeff.
"GENERAL THAYER"/ Series 106510 thru 106513/ During the recent restoration of the Gen-/ eral Sylvanus Thayer birthplace in South/ Braintree, Mass., this very early stencil/ pattern, printed on small sheets of hand/ made paper, was found clinging to the/ original pine board 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
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
geometric motifs
printing (process)
Sample, Material
samples
textiles
People and organizations
Greeff Fabrics, Inc.
Waterhouse Wallhangings
Dimensions
45 x 36.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1241
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
313591
Related Items
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.862

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
General Thayer

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