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Panel:

Object Number: 
1944.215
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 3/4 x 25 in. ( 50.2 x 63.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on eagle's banner: "E/ PLURIBUS/ UNUM" printed: at bottom: "MEMORIAL HALL/ ART GALLERY/ 1776 CENTENNIAL 1876"
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief with an image of Memorial Hall art gallery with an American bald eagle and shield above; printed in black ink on a white ground; red star border.
Bibliography: 

Herbert Ridgeway Collins, Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979), 204.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group