Sylvia Carewe papers, 1958-1979

Carewe, Sylvia, b. 1906 d. 1981
Painter, Textile designer
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 17 items.

Collection Summary: A letter from Susan Page Tillett of the National Portrait Gallery, 1979; a sketchbook of ink and pencil drawings; a sketchbook containing the signatures of founding members of The American Society of Tapestry Designers, March 30, 1960; an undated price list and description of tapestries in the exhibition CONTEMPORARY FRENCH TAPESTRIES, sponsored by Association Francaise D'Action Artistique, French & Company, New York City, and a news release about the exhibition; exhibition posters, ca. 1958-1971; 2 postcards of works by Carewe; magazine and newspaper clippings, 1960 and 1963; printed material about Carewe's tapestries; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and tapissiere; New York, N.Y.

Donated 1971 and 1979 by Sylvia Carewe.

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