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American Folk Art

July 18 – September 7, 1948
Ground Floor, Central Gallery

Betty Jean Davis, Pennsylvania German Chest, 1935/1942, watercolor and graphite on paper, Index of American Design, 1943.8.17161

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: Renderings from the Index of American Design included 104 examples of early American home furnishings, art of the Spanish Southwest, and Pennsylvania German folk art.