"Mount Vernon" dress silk; Mallinson's George Washington Bicenetennial print series

"Mount Vernon" dress silk; Mallinson's George Washington Bicenetennial print series

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Description
A length of printed pure dye silk crepe. Soft lustrous, plain weave fabric. Pattern "Mount Vernon", one of the H.R. Mallinson & Co. George Washington Bicentennial print series. Allover, directional design of flower garlands with household objects said by company publicity to be "typical of Mount Vernon" - including bellows, lantern, hour glass, powder horn, glass demijohn, dye pot, mug, etc., in yellow, green, gray, blue, and white on a brown ground.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Fabric Length
Date made
1932
maker
H R Mallinson and Company, Incorporated
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
yellow (overall color)
green (overall color)
gray (overall color)
blue (overall color)
white (overall color)
brown ground (overall color)
plain weave; cylinder printed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 39 in; 91.44 cm x 99.06 cm
ID Number
TE.T06959
accession number
118355
catalog number
T06959.000
Credit Line
Gift of H.R. Mallinson & Co., Inc.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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