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Kerchief

Object Number: 
1949.169
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 1/2 x 20 1/4 in. ( 49.5 x 51.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: above and below image: "CLEVELAND AND THURMAN/ Compliments of the San/ Fransisco EXAMINER,/ which was the first paper/ in the United States to/ endorse this ticket."
Description: 
Cotton lithographed campaign kerchief with a print of the figure of liberty holding portraits of Grover Cleveland and Allen G. Thurman and personifications of Success and the Pacific; inscribed above and below; printed over the original design of a star pattern in the center and a floral border; printed in black and red on a white ground.
Gallery Label: 
This kerchief was made for the Presidential campaign of 1888, in which Grover Cleveland and Allen G. Thurman were defeated.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Hopper Striker Mott
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group