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Drawing relating to the "American Indian" series of designs
Designed by Walter Mitschke (American (born in Germany), 1886–1972)
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
Height x width: 22 11/16 x 16 5/16 in. (57.7 x 41.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Hand drawn pencil on paper, painted in gouache and mounted on board.
Not On View
Items relate to Crow or Blackfoot Indian patterns: ceremonial headress of Sundance outfit, pouch, rattles, tom-tom and painted cow skull.
Pencil notation at center bottom: “Blackfoot”
Items drawn after artifacts in Museum of Natural History, NYC
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)
Gift of Robert and Joan Brancale