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Maker:
H. R. Mallinson & Co. Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
plain weave, cylinder printed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 40 in; 91.44 cm x 101.6 cm
Object Name:
fabric length
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1918
Description:
"The Garden of the Trianon" is a repeating design of a small Classical style temple surrounded by flowers and foliage, printed in 6 brilliant colors on silk "Pussy Willow," a popular fabrication by American silk manufacturer H.R. Mallinson & Co. The design is from the second La Victoire series, produced by Mallinson in conjunction with the Peace Conference that followed the signing of the Armistice that ended the fighting in World War I. The gardens of the Trianon Palace, within the Versailles estate, must have provided welcome relief from the treaty negotiations for the delegates to the Peace Conference in 1919. The Grand Trianon Palace would also be the site of the signing of the Treaty of Trianon in June 1920, the formal ending of hostilities between the Allies and the newly formed nation of Hungary.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
World War I  Search this
Related event:
World War I  Search this
Armistice of November 11, 1918  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of H.R. Mallinson & Co., Inc.
ID Number:
TE.T04083
Accession number:
63204
Catalog number:
T04083.000
T4083
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silks
American Silk Industry
Migel-Mallinson Silks
Mallinson’s La Victoire
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-0d3b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1165603