Printed textile: Canada/USA, 1939

Object Number: 
1941.666
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 52 x 52 in. ( 132.1 x 132.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on ribbon behind flags: "CANADA/ 1939 U.S.A." printed: above U.S. emblem: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" printed: on Canadian emblem: "HONI SOIT MALYENSE/ DIEU ET MON DROIT"
Description: 
Linen printed tablecloth commemorating the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to the United States and Canada in 1939; crossed U.S. and Canadian flags in the four corners with an inscribed ribbon behind; on opposing sides are the emblems of both nations, the American bald eagle with lightning bolts and laural leaves and two crowned lions on their hindlegs; maple leaf border; printed in red and orange on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry R. Hopkinson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group