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Drawing relating to the "American Indian" series of designs

about 1927
Designed by Walter Mitschke (American (born in Germany), 1886–1972)

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Sheet: 145.5 x 104.1 cm (57 5/16 x 41 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Graphite and opaque watercolor on paper, mounted on board

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Research drawings.
Items relate to Sioux Indian patterns: war bonnet.

Pencil notation:
Upper left corner: “Sioux War Bonnets”


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