Textile Remnant "General Thayer"

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1933-1996

GUSN

GUSN-313591

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

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

Pattern

General Thayer

People and Organizations

Waterhouse Wallhangings
Greeff Fabrics, Inc.

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.862

Maker

Greeff Fabrics, Inc.

Dimensions

45 x 36.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1241

Date

1933-1996 (Greeff in Business)