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Souvenir pillowcase

Object Number: 
Z.1566.3
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Synthetic textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 19 in. ( 53.3 x 48.3 cm )
Marks: 
glued: in center: "SISTER/ OFF ALL THE GIRLS I EVER/ KNEW, THERE NEVER WAS/ ONE LIKE YOU. YOUR THE/ NEAREST, YOUR THE/ DEAREST, PAL I EVER KNEW." glued: below vignettes: "RANDOLPH/ FIELD/ BROOKS FIELD/ DUNCAN FIELD/ THE ALAMO/ KELLY FIELD/ QUADRANGLE/ FO
Description: 
Red synthetic textile with yellow velvet design pillowcase; poem entitled "SISTER" in the center; surrounded by images of six Military posts in San Antonio, Texas and the seal of the United States above; yellow and red fringe around the edge; underside of navy blue synthetic textile printed with a black flower pattern.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer, 1942
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group