Textile Remnant "Tapestry Floral"

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1933-1996

GUSN

GUSN-313575

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"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

Pattern

Tapestry Floral

People and Organizations

Waterhouse Wallhangings
Greeff Fabrics, Inc.

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.883

Maker

Greeff Fabrics, Inc.

Dimensions

44.75 x 36 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1230

Date

1933-1996 (Greeff in Business)