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Print, Advertisement for American Silk Mills, 1943

This is a Print. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated 1943 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

39.4 × 28.5 cm (15 1/2 × 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in white, lower margin: AMERICAN SILK MILLS, INC., 1400 BROADWAY, NEW YORK CITY [an army flag depicted]; in black, upper left: 48; THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE. FEBRUARY 6, 1944.

Cite this object as

Print, Advertisement for American Silk Mills, 1943; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 39.4 × 28.5 cm (15 1/2 × 11 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-730

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