Overall: 17 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. ( 44.4 x 44.4 cm )
printed: on ribbon: " GEN L JAS. A. GARFIELD/ GEN L. CHESTER A. ARTHUR printed: below vignettes: " COPYRIGHT 1880 BY HUGH McCROSSAN/ JOSEPH LAING 10& 12 DEY ST NEW YORK
Cotton lithographed presidential campaign kerchief in black ink with portraits of James Garfield and Chester Arthur within a figure-eight; above is an American bald eagle, laurel branches, and four state flags; below are two vignettes depicting a river boat and a commercial-shipping boat divided by an American flag armorial; border of red and blue stars and crossed American flags in red and blue at the four corners.
This kerchief was made for the presidential campaign of 1880.
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