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Drawing relating to the "Playgrounds of the World" series of designs

about 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


Height x width: 31 1/8 x 40 9/16 in. (79 x 103 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hand drawn: pencil on tracing paper.

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Design rough for dress silk.
“Monte Carlo” theme, entire design for repeat. Motifs include: palm trees framing bathers on the French Riviera, Monte Carlo Casino, boating and golf.


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