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Flag mounted in frame:Amer.Flag Motif w/animal images,slogan

Object Number: 
INV.14349
Date: 
ca. 1844
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 1/4 x 28 1/4 in. ( 46.4 x 71.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on stripes: "HARRY/ CLAY" printed: in canton: "HOW ARE YOU MAT./ MY SUFFERING IS/ INTOLERABLE."
Description: 
Block printed silk flag campaign kerchief of Henry Clay with a vignette with a racoon flaying another animal and stars in the canton; printed in red, blue and black on a white ground.
Gallery Label: 
This kerchief was made for the presidential campaign of Henry Clay in 1844 or 1848.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group