U.S.S. Constitution

Object Number: 
1949.143
Date: 
1949
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 1/2 x 32 1/2 in. ( 85.1 x 82.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: lower right corner: "Echo" printed: on label: "ECHO Originations/ I.M. REG. U.S. PAT. OFF."
Description: 
Silk printed kerchief with an image of the frigate U.S.S. Constitution at full sail; printed in teal, light-blue and black on a white ground; paper label attatched at lower right corner.
Gallery Label: 
The frigate U.S.S. Constitution, built in 1793, is the oldest commissioned battleship in the U.S. Naval fleet. It is currently docked at the Charlestown Naval Yard, Charlestown, MA.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edgar C. Hyman Co., Inc.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group