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Printed textile of Philadelphia Centennial

Object Number: 
X.92
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Coton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 x 24 in. ( 48.3 x 61 cm )
Marks: 
printed: at center: "CENTENNIAL/ INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION./ THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY/ 1799/ PHILADELPHIA,/ 1876." printed: below vignettes: "CENTENNIAL ART GALLERY./ PHILADELPHIA/ AGRICULTURAL HALL./ LENGTH 820 FEET, WIDTH 520 FEET/ MAIN BUILDING./ LENG
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief with a portrait of George Washington at center surrounded by six images representing exhibits at the Centennial Exposition: Centennial Art Gallery, Agricultural Hall, Main Building, Machinery Hall, Original Independence Hall, and Horticultural Hall; printed in black ink on a white ground; decorative red border.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group