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Kerchief

Object Number: 
Z.1161
Date: 
1938
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 x 23 in. ( 58.4 x 58.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: below signs of the zodiac: "SEA GOAT/ ARCHER/ SCORPION/ SCALES/ VIRGIN/ LION/ CRAB/ TWINS/ BULL/ RAM/ FISHES/ WATER" printed: on border: in script, "January December November/ October September August/ July June May/ April March February" print
Description: 
Rayon printed kerchief representing the zodiac; center is a globe with longitudinal lines through it surrounded by the signs of the zodiac in the night sky; in opposite corners are a quarter moon and the sun; printed in maroon, purple, orange, and red ink on a white ground; fringed edge.
Gallery Label: 

Helen Sargent Hitchcock, who had studied painting at the Art Students League, founded the Art Workers Club for Women in 1898 and the Art Alliance of America in 1914. Out of these grew the Art Center, which she founded in 1920. The Art Center joined seven afilliate organizations under a single building on East 56th Street in New York City, including the Art Alliance, the Society of Illustrators, the American Institute of Graphic Art, and the Art Directors Club.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ripley Hitchcock
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group