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Dress fabric - Game of tennis

Game of tennis

  • Object:

    Dress fabric

  • Place of origin:

    New York (City) (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1927 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wills, Helen (designer)
    Stehli Silks Corporation (textile manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed crêpe-de-chine

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Stehli Silks Corporation

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Printed silk (crêpe-de-chine) with "A game of tennis" pattern consisting of a repeat, in alternate spacing, of a tennis court with two players and of 14 tennis racquets arranged in star formation, printed in saxe blue on a white ground. An "Americana" print.

Place of Origin

New York (City) (made)


ca. 1927 (made)


Wills, Helen (designer)
Stehli Silks Corporation (textile manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed crêpe-de-chine


Height: 12.5 in, Width: 11.5 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1929/8683.

Descriptive line

printed; Wills, Helen for Stehli Silks. "A Game of Tennis"; USA; 1927


Silk crêpe; Silk (textile)



Subjects depicted

Tennis; People; Tennis racquet


Textiles; Sport


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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