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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: 14 3/8 x 11 7/16 in. (36.5 x 29 cm)
Medium or Technique
Hand drawn gouache on paper.
Not On View
Design: Black and terra-cotta color on lighter background. Design is reverse and repeat of a border pattern with stylized bird in center, possibly inspired by Pueblo pottery.
Designer’s stamp on reverse side:”Mitschke Designers 30-32 East 20th St. N.Y.
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