This object is currently on display in room 108 as part of Tablescapes: Designs for Dining. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1939

  • Work on this object began.

2018

2019

  • You found it!

Book, Decorative Arts: Official Catalog Department of Fine Arts Division of Decorative Arts Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco, 1939, 1939

This is a Book.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries as part of Tablescapes: Designs for Dining.

It is dated 1939. Its medium is printed paper, cardboard.

In the catalog for the exposition, Mergentime’s Americana is in the upper right corner of page 97 for the section on Modern Textiles (caption information is on page 98). In the introduction to the section, textile designer Dorothy Liebes writes that the purpose of this collection was to show “the remarkable technical and aesthetic achievement in textiles . . . the stress is rather more on the hand techniques, which in turn inspires and suggests future possibilities for the machine.”

It is credited Smithsonian Libraries.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 25.4 × 19.6 × 1 cm (10 in. × 7 11/16 in. × 3/8 in.)

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