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

American (Long Island City, NY)
1926
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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2000.786

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Gabriella Beranek