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Kerchief

Object Number: 
X.95
Date: 
1815-1820
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 1/4 x 28 in. ( 56.5 x 71.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: around central image: "STEAM FRIGATE FULTON THE FIRST/ LENGTH 154 FEET BREADTH 37 FEET, MOUNTS 34,56 POUNDERS" printed: at four corners in medallions: "AMERICAN/ SPORTS"
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief with central image of the Steam Frigate Fulton the First surrounded by sixteen medallions and sixteen vignettes depicting American sports; printed in brown ink on a white ground; decorative border.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group