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Kerchief

Object Number: 
Z.1164
Date: 
1938
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 3/8 x 26 in. ( 67 x 66 cm )
Marks: 
printed: lower right corner: "H. SARGENT HITCHCOCK - COPYRIGHT - 1938" printed: on map: "HAWAII/ MAUI/ KAHOOLAWE/ LANAI/ MOLOKAI/ HONOLULU/ WAIKIKI/ OAHU/ KAUAI/ NIHAU"
Description: 
Cotton printed kerchief with a pictorial map of Hawaii, with a compass and airplane, in the center; at top bubbling lava in a volcano; left is a woman in a landscape with lais; right is a woman in a landsacpe hula dancing; bottom is a surfer and a man rowing a boat; seahorse and fish in lower right and left corners; printed in fuschia, brown, aqua, and yellow on a white ground; brown border.
Gallery Label: 

Helen Sargent Hitchcock, who 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