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Dress fabric - Rhapsody

Rhapsody

  • Object:

    Dress fabric

  • Place of origin:

    New York (City) (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1927 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Held, John Jr, born 1889 - died 1958 (designer)
    Stehli Silks Corporation (textile manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed silk crêpe-de-chine

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Stehli Silks Corporation

  • Museum number:

    T.87O-1930

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Printed silk crêpe-de-chine with all-over repeat pattern of a jazz band, in white on royal blue. An "Americana" print.

Place of Origin

New York (City) (made)

Date

ca. 1927 (made)

Artist/maker

Held, John Jr, born 1889 - died 1958 (designer)
Stehli Silks Corporation (textile manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed silk crêpe-de-chine

Dimensions

Height: 10.75 in, Width: 12.25 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1929/8683.

Descriptive line

printed, 1927, USA; Held, John for Stehli Silks. "Rhapsody"

Materials

Silk crêpe

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Bands (ensembles)

Categories

Fashion; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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