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Kerchief

Object Number: 
1941.122
Date: 
ca. 1815
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 3/8 x 27 3/4 in. ( 67 x 70.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: center: "*A*M*E*R*I*C*A*/ COMMERCIAL TREATIES WITH EUROPE/ E PLURIBUS UNUM"
Description: 
Copperplate-printed silk kerchief with a central image of men bringing commercial treaties to a personification of America above an American bald eagle armorial in a floral wreath; in the corners are a train, a steamboat, peace personified and commerce personified; floral inner border, green outer border; printed in pink, maroon, green, yellow, and black on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group