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Presidential campaign textile of Garfield and Arthur

Object Number: 
1952.302
Date: 
1900
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 1/4 x 19 in. ( 46.4 x 48.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: at center: " THE RIGHT MAN IN THE RIGHT PLACE./ FOR PRESIDENT Wm. McKINLEY, / 1900" printed: on bow: " PROTECTION,/ EXPANSION/ PROSPERITY/ SOUND MONEY." printed: on horse: " EXPANSION/ PROTECTION/ PROSPERITY/ G.O.P./ 1900"
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton presidential campaign kerchief with portrait of William McKinley on horseback carring a "Gold Standard" flag in black in on a white ground; image surrounded by a laurel garland with a bow.
Gallery Label: 
This kerchief was made for the Presidential campaign of 1900.
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