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Sample of dress fabric

American
1920s


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Accession Number

2008.1954.3

Medium or Technique

Printed silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Printed

Design of large roses on black ground, with matador and Spanish dancer figures (possibly from the opera “Carmen”)

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