Drawing

American
1920s
Designed for H. R. Mallinson and Company (American, 1915-1936)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 25 3/16 x 20 1/16 in. (64 x 51 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1954.25

Medium or Technique

Hand drawn pencil and gouache on black background on paper.

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Color design for geometric pattern: Linear maze and interior fan shape design created by straight and curved lines of small squares of different colors on black background. Each square is a variation of motif using short lines grouped to create a square shape.
Effect is of a lit marquee or pixel structured design.

Provenance

Ex-collection Walter Mitschke, New York; by descent to Ethel B. Adams Waldorf; between 1985-90, gift of Waldorf to her neice Joan Brancale, Hingham, MA; gift of Brancale to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert and Joan Brancale