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Small scale representations of designs to be printed as large scale murals: overscale weeds, geometricized flowers, building facades, sun face, Oriental carpet, letter forms, linear composition suggesting landscape, eagle, playing cards, trees, 1920s fashion models, antique automobiles. The titles include: "Ode to a Wild Carrot", "Memento of a Summer Past", "Around the Corner on 8th Street", "Hyperion", "Abracadabra", "Writing on the Wall", "A Gentle Pleasure-Roaming in Indiana", "Nighthawk", "Mississippi", "Beyond the Path-You Can See the Sky", "Age of Innocence", and "Memorabilia".

This is a sample book from United States. It is dated 1966 and we acquired it in 1969. Gift of The Jack Denst Designs, Inc.. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

screen printed on muslin tapestry and paper

Its dimensions are

47 x 64 cm (18 1/2 x 25 3/16 in.)

This object was designed by Clarence Hawking and manufactured by The Jack Denst Designs, Inc.

This object was catalogued by Catherine Lynn Frangiamore

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18471571/ |title=Sample Book, "Environment 15", 1966 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 July 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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