Textile Remnant "Dresden Ribbon"

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1933-1996

GUSN

GUSN-313587

Description

This glazed fabric is an overall piece with three attached colorways and three attached paper labels. Its motif is organized by stripes filled with small blue spots and one branch of flower which position is alternated with the one of the flowers on the stripe itself. These flowers have the same shape and color.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"DRESDEN RIBBON" REPRODUCTED FROM A Dorothy S. Waterhouse DOCUMENT (printed)
FROM THE Greenbrook COLLECTION OF RELATED FABRICS & wallpapers
(printed)
Colorway 1 back: disappeared
Colorway 2 back: 106541/ Blue & Green/ 36” Vat/ “DRESDEN RIBBON”/ Screen Printed/ Evergl. Document/ 100% Cotton/ Greeff/ 150 MIDLAND AVE. PORT CHESTER, N.Y.
Colorway 3 back: 106540/ Apricot & Cinn-/ amon 36” Vat/ “DRESDEN RIBBON”/ Screen Printed/ Evergl. Document 100% Cotton/ Greeff/ 150 MIDLAND AVE. PORT CHESTER, N.Y.

"Greeff FABRICS, INC. /No. 106542 /Color Buttercup & Teal/ Width 36" Vat /Name "DRESDEN RIBBON" /Material Screen Printed/ Evergl. Document/ 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.
"DRESDEN RIBBON"/ Series 106540 thru 106543/ One of several remnants of wallpaper/ found in an old barn on Cape Cod orig-/ inally the workshop of the local paper/ hanger who was also cobbler, undertaker,/ clock repairer and sealer of weights and/ measures.

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

Pattern

Dresden Ribbon

People and Organizations

Waterhouse Wallhangings
Greeff Fabrics, Inc.

Maker

Greeff Fabrics, Inc.

Dimensions

44.5 x 36.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1238

Date

1933-1996 (Greeff in Business)

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