Drawing relating to the "Early American" series of designs

American
1927
Designed for H. R. Mallinson and Company (American, 1915-1936)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 14 15/16 x 9 7/16 in. (38 x 24 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1953.4

Medium or Technique

Hand drawn: pencil on tracing paper.

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Documentation

Design vignettes and thumbnail of spinning wheel. “The Mayflower Pilgrims” theme.

Motifs:

“Landing of the Pilgrims with the Mayflowerin the distance and Miles Standish in the foreground with a gun.”

–Catalogue, “Early American Historical Events in Mallinson’s Silks”

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