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Printed textile

Object Number: 
1976.24
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 x 18 1/8 in. ( 45.7 x 46 cm )
Marks: 
printed: all over: "TRUE BLUE/ FOR PRESIDENT/ BENJ. HARRISON/ OF INDIANA/ FOR VICE PRESIDENT/ LEVI P. MORTON/ OF NEW YORK/ 1888/ REGISTERED"
Description: 
Silk campaign kerchief of Benjamin Harrison and Levi Morton, printed in blue with crossed flags, medallion portraits of the candidates, and the inscription "TRUE BLUE/ FOR PRESIDENT/ BENJ. HARRISON/ OF INDIANA/ FOR VICE PRESIDENT/ LEVI P. MORTON/ OF NEW YORK/ 1888/ REGISTERED"
Bibliography: 

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

Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Stanley Herzman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group