Tapestry Portrait, Gift to Henry Ford, 1920-1940

Summary

Over the years, Henry Ford received hundreds of gifts from people who felt a connection with the automotive entrepreneur. For many, he was "one of them," someone who also just happened to become a great industrialist. Perhaps the creator of this portrait was a satisfied Ford owner who used his own expertise to create this special memento.

Over the years, Henry Ford received hundreds of gifts from people who felt a connection with the automotive entrepreneur. For many, he was "one of them," someone who also just happened to become a great industrialist. Perhaps the creator of this portrait was a satisfied Ford owner who used his own expertise to create this special memento.

Artifact

Tapestry

Date Made

1920

Creators

Karam, Mansour 

Place of Creation

United States, New York, Buffalo 

Creator Notes

Possibly made by Mansour Karam of Buffalo, New York.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

00.1510.31

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. From the Estate of Henry and Clara Ford.

Material

Cotton (Textile)
Silk (Textile)

Color

Green
Blue
Black (Color)
Gray (Color)

Dimensions

Width: 24 in

Length: 26.5 in

Inscriptions

Tag glued to back: From Mr. Mansour Karam 454 Seneca St/Buffalo, NY 7-17-20.

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