From June 4, 1968 to October 6, 1968, the Decorative Arts department exhibited its recent acquisitions under the label, "Made in America." The objects shown illustrated the exceptional craftsmanship of Philadelphians from the Colonial era to approximately 1968. Curated by Calvin S. Hathaway, the assembled objects included an important Chippendale mahogany pole screen, dated circa 1770, and a Queen Anne walnut armchair, circa 1740. The records include correspondence, press releases, and planning documentation.
Decorative Arts Department Records : VII. Exhibition Records : F. Recent Acquisitions: Decorative Arts Department. June 4, 1968-October 6, 1968
Subseries F. Recent Acquisitions: Decorative Arts Department. June 4, 1968-October 6, 1968
Date:1968Scope and Content Note