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Printed cotton: Hot Springs, Yellowstone, from the National Parks series

American (Long Island City, NY)
Probably designed by Walter Mitschke (American (born in Germany), 1886–1972), Manufactured by H. R. Mallinson and Company (American, 1915–1936)

Object Place: Long Island City, New York, United States


87.63 x 99.06 cm (34 1/2 x 39 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Silk plain weave printed with dense all-over pattern of Yellowstone National Park scenery (Hot Springs and “Old Faithful” geyser) in blue, beige, two shades of pink, gray, and teal green on black ground. Marked in selvedge: “Mallinson’s Silk de Luxe - Hot Springs Yellowstone.” Narrow hem at top and bottom.
Condition: good


Purchased at auction by Susan Ward, 2000; Purchased by the MFA, June 21, 2000

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Gabriella Beranek