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Drawing relating to the "American Indian" series of designs

April 1927
Designed by Walter Mitschke (American (born in Germany), 1886–1972), Designed for H. R. Mallinson and Company (American, 1915-1936)

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Height x width: 22 5/8 x 16 1/8 in. (57.4 x 41 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hand drawn pencil on paper, painted in gouache and mounted on board.

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Research drawings relating to Cheyenne Indian plains tribe patterns.

Pencil notation lower right corner: Cheyenne

Drawing of Cheyenne Indian girl’s dress at 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)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert and Joan Brancale