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: 11 1/4 x 21 5/8 in. (28.5 x 55 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1953.14

Medium or Technique

Hand drawn: pencil on tracing paper.

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Documentation

Design roughs.”Spirit of ‘76” theme.

Vignette of “Signing of the Declaration of Independence 1776” and “Faneuil Hall, Boston”

Motif thumbnail: “Faneuil Hall, Boston”

–Catalogue, “Early American History 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