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Length of dress fabric: "The Playgrounds of the World - Newport"

American (Long Island City, New York)
about 1927
Probably designed by Walter Mitschke (American (born in Germany), 1886–1972), Manufacturer H. R. Mallinson and Company (American, 1915–1936)


195.6 x 100.3 cm (77 x 39 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed plain weave silk

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Printed silk with repeating patten of figures at archery, horseshows, the beach and the grand homes of Newport, Rhode Island. Selvedge: “Mallinson Silk De Luxe - The Playgrounds of the World - Newport” Condition: good

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund