Textile Remnant "Freetown"

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-313543

Description

These two overall pieces with four attached colorways and one attached paper label, represent the same stylized pattern of a flower in a laurel crown, inscribed in a square formed by joined plants. This motif is repeated in the whole surface of the sample. It exists in two colors in the Historic New England collections. 2001.281.1216.1 = yellow and brown motif; 2001.281.1216.2 = green and red motif.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

samples
textiles
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
floral patterns
Sample, Material
Sample, Material

Inscription

MATCHING WALLPAPER AVAILABLE, NEW WATERHOUSE COLLECTION (printed)
SCREEN PRINT DESIGN "FREETOWN" VAT DYE ON SOL-GLOW
(printed)
Colorway 1: S.M. HEXTER/ SILVER/GREEN/83001
Colorway 2: S.M. HEXTER/ HONEY/BEIGE/83002
Colorway 3: S.M. HEXTER/ SHELL/ 83003
Colorway 4: S.M. HEXTER/ LEAF/ GREEN/ 83005
SOL/ COTTON/ Price/ Width 36 inches/ No. 83004 (Paperl Label)

Pattern

Freetown

People and Organizations

Waterhouse Wallhangings

Scott, Bernard

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.848

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

35.25 x 35.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1216.1-.2