Scarf: Newport Tercentennial

Object Number: 
1942.114
Date: 
1936
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. ( 47 x 49.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in center: "*CITY OF NEWPORT* RHODE ISLAND TERCENTENARY" printed: around border: "REDWOOD LIBRARY/ TRINITY CHURCH/ OLD CITY HALL/ VERNON HOUSE/ OLD STONE MILL/ MALBONE HOUSE/ ROBINSON HOUSE/ OLD COLONY HOUSE/ PRESCOTT HOUSE/ HUNTER HOUSE/ NEWPOR
Description: 
Printed silk kerchief commemorating the Tercentenary of Newport, Rhode Island; anchor in a medallion in the center with a border of landmark buildings; printed in green, grey, and navy on a white ground.
Bibliography: 

Collins, Herbert Ridgeway. Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1776 to the Present. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Ruth Ralston
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group