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Kerchief

Object Number: 
1949.73
Date: 
1884
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 1/4 x 17 in. ( 48.9 x 43.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: center: "THE/ UNION/ FOR/ EVER/ THE/ CONSTITUTION/ FOR PRESIDENT/ JAMES G. BLAINE/ OF/ MAINE/ FOR VICE PRESIDENT/ JOHN A. LOGAN/ OF/ ILLINOIS"
Description: 
Cotton lithographed presidential campaign kerchief with medallion portraits of James G. Blaine and John A. Logan in center with an American bald eagle above and shaking hands in front of a document inscribed "Constitution" below; printed in black ink on a white ground.
Bibliography: 

Collins, Herbert Ridgeway. Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Georgiana Dearduff
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group