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Moby Dick silk scarf designed by Rockwell Kent

view <em>Moby Dick</em> silk scarf designed by Rockwell Kent digital asset number 1
Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971
Subject:
Melville, Herman
Associated American Artists
Type:
Artifacts
Date:
1947
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 artifact ; 87 x 87 cm.
Summary:
Scarf designed by Rockwell Kent for the Associated American Artists.
Motif in magenta and purple of whales and ships, similar to illustrations done by Kent for an edition of Herman Melville's Moby Dick.
Date is based on a letter from Kent describing these scarves dated 1947 Dec. 3 (cataloged as item 15323).
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Animals
Fashion design
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14840
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Papers relating to Rockwell Kent and Lynd Ward, 1917-1982
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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