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: 19 7/8 x 15 3/16 in. (50.5 x 38.5 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1953.8

Medium or Technique

Hand drawn: pencil on tracing paper.

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Documentation

Vignette design thumbnails.”New Amsterdam (Old New York)” theme.

Motifs:
tulip, windmill, sunburst over ship in harbor, a woman and girl.

Design motifs appear not to have been included in final design layout.

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