Laura Jean Allen
Laura Jean Allen (American, 1916-2003) studied at the Pennsylvania Museum School in Philadelphia and graduated in 1939. As a print designer, she was one of the most prolific of the Associated American Artists designers. According to Art for Every Home: An Illustrated Index of Associated American Artists Prints, Ceramics, and Textile Designs (Mariana Kistler Beach Museum of Art, 2016), products featuring her art included Stonelain ceramics as well as textiles produced by Riverdale Fabrics and by M. Lowenstein & Sons for the Signature Fabrics series. Her textile designs were featured widely from 1952-1956 in Vogue and Vogue Pattern Book, Simplicity Patterns, Women’s Wear Daily, Harper’s Bazaar,... more.