Early Closure

On Saturday, February 22, Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution will close at 2 pm, and the Museum will close at 5 pm.

Printing block

Object Number: 
Z.1881
Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 6 5/8 x 1 in. ( 17.8 x 16.8 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper collector's label affixed to reverse: "2563 / Fr."
Description: 
Rectangular wooden printing block (probably for textiles) with pattern carved in relief; corner design with stylized flowers in scattered arrangement.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group