Textile Remnant "Braintree Stripe"

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1933-1996

GUSN

GUSN-313478

Description

This overall piece with three attached colorways, three attached paper labels and one attached fabric label, presents a mustard yellow geometric pattern alternating a strip containing stylized palm leaves with a strip of stars in a circle, separated by a thinner avocado green cabled strip containing knots. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

samples
textiles
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
geometric motifs
Sample, Material
Sample, Material

Inscription

"BRAINTREE STRIPE" REPRODUCTED FROM A Dorothy S. Waterhouse DOCUMENT
(printed)
Greeff/ FABRICS, INC./ No. 106532/ Color Maize & Avocado/ Width 36" Vat/ Name "BRAINTREE STRIPE"/ Material S.P. Document/ Fibre 100% Cotton/ GREENBROOK/ IV/ COLLECTION/ Sylmer Fini
(Green and White Paper Lable 1)
PURCHASE SAMPLE/ MEMBER OF fine fabric sources (Green and White Paper Lable 1)
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.
(Red and White Paper Label 2)
“BRAINTREE STRIPE”/ Series 106530 thru 106533/ Found in the parlor of the childhood home of General Sylvanus Thayer, the “Father of West Point”, in South Braintree, Mass., this paper was hung in 1808 in celebration of his graduation from West Point. (Red and White Paper Label 2)
FOR THE NUMBERS OF /RELATED WALLPAPERS /PLEASE REFER TO OUR PRICE LIST. /Greeff FABRICS
(Green and White Paper Label 3)
FOR THE NUMBERS OF /RELATED WALLPAPERS /PLEASE REFER TO OUR PRICE LIST. /Greeff FABRICS
(Green and White Paper Label 3)
FINISHED WITH /SYLMER /KEEPS FABRIC /NEW LOOKING LONGER /RESISTS SPOTS, STAINS, WEAR AND WRINKLING (Fabric Label)

Pattern

Braintree Stripe

People and Organizations

Greeff Fabrics, Inc.

Scott, Bernard

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.858AB

Maker

Greeff Fabrics, Inc.

Dimensions

46.5 x 34.75 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1214

Date

1933-1996 (Years in Business)