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Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Manville Fabrics, Inc., USA  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph on paper
Type:
graphic design
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1948
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Advertisement for Manville Fabrics. In upper left quadrant, photograph of a man walking on a triangular, black and white striped ground, smoking a pipe and smiling with his hands in his pocket. At right, the letter "M" in black is draped by a brown fabric. Below, superimposed on another, inverted triangle: MANVILLE FABRICS FOR MEN. Across bottom edge of the page, four lines of text in black ink: Thoroughbred styling traces largely to the fabric from which a garment is cut. When it’s a MANVILLE fabric, / tailoring quality is assured by the MANVILLE standard developed through 136 years of textile experience / …the draped “M” is your common denominator of dependability, your square root of style; a ready / formula for you, the discriminating designer…MANVILLE FABRICS, INC. / 16 East 40th Street, New York 16, N. Y.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-732
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4afc30b01-7b2c-4599-b24c-3433e6823430
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1963-39-732