Campaign kerchief

Object Number: 
1952.300
Date: 
1900
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 x 18 in. ( 48.3 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: at center: THE RIGHT MAN IN THE RIGHT PLACE./ FOR VICE-PRESIDENT/ THEO. ROOSEVELT,/ 1900." printed: on bow: " PROTECTION,/ EXPANSION, / PROSPERITY,/ SOUND MONEY." printed: on saddle: "G.O.P."
Description: 
Cotton copperplate-printed vice-presidential campaign kerchief with "Rough Rider" image of Theodore Roosevelt on horseback in black ink on a white ground; image surounded by a laurel garland with a bow.
Gallery Label: 
This kerchief was made for the presidential campaign of 1900.
Bibliography: 

Collins, Herbert Ridgeway. Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979.

Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group