Kerchief

Object Number: 
Z.1160
Date: 
1930-1950
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 1/2 x 25 in. ( 67.3 x 63.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on map: "ST GEORGE/ ST GEORGE HARBOR/ CASTLE HARBOR/ ST DAVIDS ISLAND/ HAMILTON PARISH/ HARRINGTON SOUND/..." printed: upper left corner: "BERMUDA" printed: lower right corner: "H. S. HITCHCOCK/ PATENT/ APPLIED FOR"
Description: 
Cotton printed kerchief with a pictorial map of Bermuda with an airplane, two boats, and the ocean in a central square; upper left corner has three flowers; lower right is the ocean floor with seaweed, fish, and seahorses; red and yellow stripes in other corners; printed in red, navy, and yellow ink on a white ground.
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