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Length of dress fabric: Covered Wagons - Oregon Trail, from the Early American series

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Length of dress fabric printed with scenes of covered wagons and Native Americans in narrow bands in dark and light blues, oranges, reds, and yellows. Printed on the selvedges: "Covered Wagons Oregon Trail - Mallinson's Early American"

Provenance

Purchased by the dealer, Giles Kotcher, at a US flea market in 2007; Purchased from Giles Kotcher by the MFA, September 19, 2007

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

American, 1929

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

Height x width: 177.8 x 99.1 cm (70 x 39 in.)

Accession Number

2007.762

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Printed