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

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

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A length of Mallinson's "Pussy Willow" trademark silk, printed with an allover pattern titled "Newport" from the "Playgrounds of the World" series. Shades of yellow, rust, black, green and white on a ground of green. Printed "Pussy Willow silk", a fine, soft, radium-like, plain weave fabric. Selvage width; selvage inscription: Mallinson's Silks DeLuxe Playgrounds of the World Newport. Judging from drawings by free-lance textile designer Walter Mitschke in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts - Boston, Mitschke designed this print. Company numbers 1900/2667. Colorway #7. An image from the publicity brochure for this series is atached to this record.
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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)
"Pussy Willow" (overall style)
Measurements
overall: 40 in x 36 in; 101.6 cm x 91.44 cm
ID Number
TE.T05734
catalog number
T5734
T (/) 5734
accession number
101284
Credit Line
Gift of H.R. Mallinson & Co., Inc.
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American Silks
Migel-Mallinson Silks
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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