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Magazine, House & Garden, Pennsylvania Dutch

This is a Magazine. It was designed by Marguerita Mergentime.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It has been able to spend time at the museum on loan from Virginia Bayer.

It is dated 1941. It is a part of the department.

One of the sections featured in this magazine discussed the Pennsylvania Dutch influence with descriptions of how designers, like Mergentime, were inspired by some of these early American motifs, such as hearts, scrolled letters, and angels.

It is credited Courtesy of Mergentime Family Archive.

Its dimensions are

L x W (closed): 31.8 × 24.1 cm (12 1/2 × 9 1/2 in.)

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