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Kerchief

Object Number: 
1976.20
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 3/4 x 25 3/4 in. ( 62.9 x 65.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on placard: "EXHIBITION/ FAIRMOUNT PARK/ PHILADELPHIA/ 1776/ 1876" printed: on armorial: "E PLURIBUS UNUM/ CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL" printed: below images: "MAIN EXHIBITION BUILDING/ THE MACHINERY HALL/ THE AGRICULTURAL HALL/ THE HORTICULTURAL
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief from the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, PA; central image of the Memorial Art Gallery with four overlapping medallions at the corners with images of the Main Building, the Machinery Hall, the Agricultural Hall and the Horticultural Hall; at the top is an American bald eagle holding a U.S. armorial, at the bottom an exhibition placard; printed in black ink on a white ground; red ground border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Stanley Herzman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group