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Watercolor Renderings from the Index of American Design in Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of Georgetown

November 4 – November 25, 1951
Ground Floor, Central Gallery

Melita Hoffman, Dress, 1935/1942, watercolor and graphite on paper, Index of American Design, 1943.8.1531

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

Overview: 108 watercolors of early American furniture, textiles, wood carvings, glass, ceramics, and metalwork illustrated the furnishings, architectural decorations, and costumes of the early citizens of Georgetown.