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George McGovern campaign scarf

Object Number: 
2008.37
Date: 
1972
Medium: 
Synthetic fabric
Dimensions: 
Overall: 60 x 12 1/2 in. (152.4 x 31.8 cm)
Description: 
Cream-colored imitation silk scarf printed in red "George McGovern" and in blue "For President" down center; words "opportunity, justice, unity, peace, togetherness, honesty, truth" printed in blue along sides.
Gallery Label: 
This scarf was produced for the campaign of democratic presidential candidate George McGovern (b. 1922), who waged an anti-war crusade against incumbent Richard Nixon in 1972. McGovern lost the election in a landslide.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frederick Michel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group