"Havana" dress silk; Mallinson's Playgrounds of the World series


A sample length of H.R. Mallinson & Co.'s trade name Indestructible Chiffon Voile fabric--printed with an allover design of palm trees, and scenes of horse racing, beach-going, sailing, etc. Company pattern/quality numbers: 1800/2632. Colorway # 14. One of the "Playgrounds of the World" series, titled "Havana", in a cool-toned colorway of blues, with accents of tile red, gold, black and white. The company also donated a length of the same design on Vagabond Crepe in a warm-toned colorway on a white ground (T05741). An image from the publicity brochure for this series is atached to this record.

Date Made: 1928

Maker: H. R. Mallinson & Co. Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

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Credit Line: Gift of H.R. Mallinson & Co., Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T05735Catalog Number: T5735T (/) 5735Accession Number: 101284

Object Name: fabric length

Physical Description: silk (overall material)plain weave; cylinder printed (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 40 in x 36 in; 101.6 cm x 91.44 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-83c3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_630475

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