Handkerchief

Object Number: 
Z.1107
Date: 
1930-1950
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 12 in. ( 29.2 x 30.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: lower right corner: "H. S. H."
Description: 
Cotton block-printed handkerchief with a central image of a sailboat on the ocean in aqua and white inside a yellow, brown, and white square; at four corners images of fruit and flowers in yellow,brown, and white on aqua ground; brown and white border.
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