Cardboard, silk, glass
Overall: 8 x 20 5/8 in. ( 20.3 x 52.4 cm )
embroidered: left center in various colors: "1776" embroidered: right center in various colors: "1876" printed: reverse, top center: "FROM / ABRAHAM AND / STRAUS / BROOKLYN / PICTURES / PICTURE FRAMES / AND / ARTISTS' MATERIALS / ...HAND AND TO ORDER
Horizontal rectangular centennial emblem with eagle, U.S. flags, cannon, cannonballs, and sword, embroidered in various colors of silk thread onto perforated cardboard; eagle has glass bead eye.
The picture frame, probably original, bears a label from Abraham and Straus in Brooklyn.
Gift of Elizabeth Morris Bennet
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