Drawing relating to the "Early American" series of designs

American
1927


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. (15 x 24.5 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1953.12

Medium or Technique

Hand drawn: pencil on tracing paper.

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Documentation

Motif design. “Gardens of Old Salem” theme.

 Motif:

“House of Seven Gables (1669) with the Hathaway House (1683) in the background.”

–Catalogue, “Early American Hisorical 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