Kerchief

Object Number: 
1952.308
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 x 24 in. ( 55.9 x 61 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in center: "OUR CHOICE/ HARRISON/ AND/ MORTON" printed: in stars: "REPUBLICAN/ BANNER/ H'D'K'F." printed: around border: "PROTECTION AND PROSPERITY/ HOME MARKETS FOR HOME ENTERPRISES/ NO COMPETITION WITH HALF PAID LABOR/ AMERICAN WAGES THE HIGH
Description: 
Cotton lithographed campaign kerchief of Benjamin Harrison and Levi P. Morton with an inscribed red shield in a field of red and white stars; border of stars and inscriptions; four large inscribed stars in the corners; printed in red 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: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group