Overall: 54 x 35 1/4 in. ( 137.2 x 89.5 cm )
Screen-printed green silk shantung with an all over design showing city scenes in black ink: the Aquarium, Statue of Liberty, telephone operators, ships entering the port, city streets, skyscrapers, etc.
Gift of Mrs. Bella C. Landauer
printed: along selvage: "Manhattan designed by Ruth Reeves"
Designed by Ruth Reeves (1892-1966), the textile "Manhattan" was part of a series commissioned by the W. & J. Sloane Company in 1930. The series was exhibited later that year at the Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition, "Decor