Drawing relating to the "Early American" series of designs

American
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

Dimensions

Height x width: 18 1/8 x 12 3/16 in. (46 x 31 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1953.10

Medium or Technique

Hand drawn: pencil on tracing paper.

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Documentation

Reverse of vignette design 2008.1953.9

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

Design appears not to have been included in final 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