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Ethel Dean papers probably 1925 - circa 1950s

Collection, KA0075

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Class notes and a clip book documenting decorative styles compiled by Ethel Epstein (who later used the surnames Dean and Evans) when she was a student at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts (later, Parsons The New School for Design) in the Interior Architecture and Decoration Department, around 1925-1926. Textile and wallpaper samples designed by her, probably dating from the 1950s. Also, a portfolio of her costume design drawings for the Broadway production, "The Laughing Woman" (1936).

Related Archival Materials Note

A collection of Ethel Dean's work is held by the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.


Related object


Notes from a lecture by Eleanor McMillen at New York School of Fine and Applied Art titled "Business Practices in Interior Decoration"

Collection Guide

Guide to the Ethel Dean papers

Related people/organizations

New York School of Fine and Applied Art
Eleanor McMillen Brown
Ethel Dean
Paris Ateliers

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