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L2010.42.16
L2010.42.16
New York Beauty, about 1940
Probably Louisville, Kentucky
L2010.42.16
L2010.42.16
New York Beauty, about 1940
Probably Louisville, Kentucky

New York Beauty, about 1940
Cottons
Probably Louisville, Kentucky
92 x 80 in.
Collection of Eleanor Bingham Miller L2010.42.16

Known today as New York Beauty, this pattern went by the name Crown of Thorns (and others) during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Versions from the mid-nineteenth century often used a white ground. The anonymous maker of this example, however, embraced a bold color combination, one that echoes the popular tastes of the 1930s and early 1940s.

 
 
 


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