"The House that Jack Built"

"The House that Jack Built"
Title
"The House that Jack Built"
Date 
1820-1850
Medium 
Cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. ( 33.7 x 34.9 cm )
Description 
Cotton copper-printed kerchief with ten vignettes from "The House that Jack Built"; printed with red ink on white background.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.601
Marks 
printed: all over: " THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT/ This is the Houfe that Jack built / This is the MALT that layin the House that Jack built/ ..."
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group