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Ethel Dean papers 1925 – 1959

Collection, KA0075


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.

Collection Guide

Guide to the Ethel Dean papers

Related people/organizations

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

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