"The House that Jack Built"

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Title:
"The House that Jack Built"
Date: 
1820-1850
Medium: 
Cotton
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. ( 33.7 x 34.9 cm )
Description: 
Cotton copper-printed kerchief with ten vignettes from "The House that Jack Built"; printed with red ink on white background.
Date End: 
1 850
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.601
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
1820
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group