Textile Remnant "Wheat Damask"

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1933-1996

GUSN

GUSN-313599

Description

This overall piece with three attached colorways, one fabric label and one attached paper label, represents a bunch of golden ears of corn surrounded by imposing volutes made with stylized plants.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

REPRODUCED FROM A Dorothy S. Waterhouse DOCUMENT WHEAT DAMASK\n (printed)
Colorway 1: no label \n Colorway 2 back: 102472/ Aqua/ 50” Vat/ “WHEAT DAMASK”/ S.P. Document/ Sylmer Finish/ 100% Cotton/ Greeff/ 150 MIDLAND AVE. PORT CHESTER, N.Y. \n Colorway 3back: 102473/ RED/ 50” Vat/ “WHEAT DAMASK”/ S.P. Document/ Sylmer Finish/ 100% Cotton/ Greeff/ 150 MIDLAND AVE. PORT CHESTER, N.Y. \n
"Greeff FABRICS, INC. /No. 102471 /Color Old Gold/ Width 50" Vat /Name "WHEAT DAMASK" /Material S.P.Document /Sylmer Finish /Fibre 100% Cotton /GREENBROOK / IV / COLLECTION.
PURCHASE SAMPLE / MEMBER OF fine fabric sources.\n \n
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.\n
"WHEAT DAMASK"/ Series 102470 thru 102473/ A popular and typical stencil motif for/ wallpaper in the 18th century, this design/ was found in an old house in Dorchester,/ Mass. \n
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\n \n

Pattern

Wheat Damask

People and Organizations

Waterhouse Wallhangings
Greeff Fabrics, Inc.

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.884

Maker

Greeff Fabrics, Inc.

Dimensions

50.75 x 24 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1244

Date

1933-1996 (Greeff in Business)