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Kerchief

Classification: 
Date: 
1941
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 1/2 x 25 in. ( 64.8 x 63.5 cm )
Description: 
Rayon printed kerchief with famous naval quotations printed all over the center in white on a ground split into two triangles of red and blue; border of naval flags printed in red white and blue.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Echo Scarfs
Object Number: 
1941.637
Marks: 
printed: all over: "WE HAVE THE ENEMY AND THEY ARE OURS/ PERRY - BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE/ IF THAT FELLOW WANTS TO FIGHT WE WON'T DISSAPOINT HIM./ HULL - U.S.S. CONSITUTION 1811/ "NEVER" SURRENDER!/ U.S.S. J.L. LUCKENBACH/ ..."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1941
eMuseum Object ID: 
6935
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Scarf: map of midwest

Classification: 
Date: 
1941
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 1/4 x 23 in. ( 59.1 x 58.4 cm )
Description: 
Silk printed kerchief of the Midwestern United States, showing the prominent cities, landmarks, industries and state flowers; printed in red, blue, yellow, and black on a white ground; blue border.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1941.348
Marks: 
printed: all over: "NORTH DAKOTA/ 'FLICKERTAIL STATE'/ DICKINSON/ BISMARK/ JAMESTOWN/ VALLEY CITY/ FARGO/ DEVILS LAKE/ STATEFLOWER WILD PRARIE/ SOUTH DAKOTA/ 'COYOTE STATE'/ ABERDEEN/ PASQUE STATE FLOWER/ WATERTOWN/ BROOKINGS/ MITCHELL/ RAPID CITY/ MT. RU
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1941
eMuseum Object ID: 
6934
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pennant

Classification: 
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Felt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 29.2 cm )
Description: 
Blue felt triangular pennant printed with the Trylon and Perisphere in yellow and orange along the hoist; inscribed, "DAWN OF A NEW DAY/ 1939/ NEW YORK/ WORLD'S FAIR;" yellow hoist and yellow ties.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1940.255
Marks: 
printed: center: "DAWN OF A NEW DAY/ 1939/ NEW YORK/ WORLD'S FAIR" printed: at top of hoist: "N. Y. W. F."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1939
eMuseum Object ID: 
6933
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Scarf: Newport Tercentennial

Classification: 
Date: 
1936
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. ( 47 x 49.5 cm )
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ruth Ralston
Object Number: 
1942.114
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
Bibliography: 

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

Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1936
eMuseum Object ID: 
6931
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flag and flagstaff

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Silk, wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 19 in. ( 29.2 x 48.3 cm )
Description: 
Silk hand sewn U.S. flag with thirty-three white stars on the blue canton; thirteen red and white stripes; white hoist; wooden flagstaff with an iron ball and spearhead finial .
Object Number: 
INV.5763
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
6912
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Quilt

Classification: 
Date: 
1815
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 92 1/2 x 83 3/4 x 1 in. ( 235 x 212.7 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
White cotton stuffed quilt with flower, leaf, and feather design on stipple-quilted ground; central motif of vase with flowers in feathered oval frame, with "MAS / 1815" embroidered below vase.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Todd Post
Object Number: 
1944.229
Marks: 
embroidered: beneath vase at center of quilt: "MAS / 1815"
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this quilt was made for Mary Ann Scott by her bridesmaids. Scott was a relative of soldier and statesman Winfield Scott (1786-1866).
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1815
eMuseum Object ID: 
6898
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Finial to dowel

Classification: 
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 1 x 1 in. ( 5.1 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Metal acorn finial with a screw attatched it its base.
Object Number: 
INV.11646
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1940
eMuseum Object ID: 
6897
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Scarf: Army figures

Classification: 
Date: 
1941
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 x 22 in. ( 55.9 x 55.9 cm )
Description: 
Rayon printed kerchief with insignia of th U.S. Army on a field of stars, surrounded by Army soldiers in different dress representing divisions and ranks; border of stars and division insignia; U.S.A. armorials in the four corners; printed in navy, red, olive-drab, and salmon on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1941.388
Marks: 
printed: in corners: "U/ S/ A"
Gallery Label: 
This kerchief was one of many souvenirs given to purchasers of World War II bonds.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1941
eMuseum Object ID: 
6880
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Scarf: military

Classification: 
Date: 
1930-1950
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. ( 60.3 x 60.3 cm )
Description: 
Rayon printed kerchief with army insignia representing rank, unit, and company in the center; red border with yellow medallions showing divisions; printed in red, yellow, blue, and black on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. William B. Munro
Object Number: 
1953.22
Marks: 
printed: all over: "GENERAL HEADQUARTERS/ 1ST. LIEUT./ COLONEL/ LT. COLONEL/ 2ND. LIEUT./ CAPTAIN/ GENERAL/ GENERAL/ FIELD ARTILLERY/ INFANTRY/ FIELD ARTILLERY/ INFANTRY/ SECOND ARMY/ THIRD ARMY/ BRIG. GENERAL/ FIRST ARMY/ FOURTH ARMY/ BRIG. GENERAL/ LT.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1950
eMuseum Object ID: 
6878
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Scarf: the Union Constitution and the flag...

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 x 32 in. ( 71.1 x 81.3 cm )
Description: 
Silk lithographed campaign kerchief with an image of a smoking cannon and an American flag with 30 stars; inscription above and below; red wavy striped border with blue cantons with 13 stars in the corners; printed in red, blue and sepia on a white ground. The kerchief is full loom-width with selvedges at the right and left sides; the upper and lower edges are turned and hand-stitched. A series of very small holes near the selvedge at the lower left suggest that a fabric or paper may have been stitched to the silk at some time but these holes are not visible along any other edge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. George R. Graham
Object Number: 
1952.87
Marks: 
printed: above and below image: "THE/ UNION,/ CONSTITUTION/ AND THE/ FLAG/ MUST/ AND/ SHALL BE/ UPHELD/ REGISTERED BY FOSTER PORTER & Co. LONDON" printed: below slogan: "REGISTERED BY FOSTER PORTER & Co. LONDON"
Gallery Label: 
This kerchief was worn by Horace Squier, a Union soldier.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
6877
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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