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

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

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
fabric length
Date made
1928
maker
H. R. Mallinson & Co. Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
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
ID Number
TE.T05735
catalog number
T5735
T (/) 5735
accession number
101284
Credit Line
Gift of H.R. Mallinson & Co., Inc.
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silks
Migel-Mallinson Silks
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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