Scarf: Colonial Williamsburg

Object Number: 
1941.628
Date: 
1941
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 x 25 1/4 in. ( 61 x 64.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: all over: "WELCOME TO/ WILLIAMSBURG/ VIRGINIA/ RALEIGH TAVERN/ OLD POWDER HORN/ BRUTON PARISH CHURCH/ ROYAL GOVENOR'S/ PALACE/ OLD CAPITOL BUILDING/ WILLIAMSBURG INN"
Description: 
Rayon printed kerchief with six vignettes representing buildings from Colonial Williamsburg, VA and lampposts; printed in maroon and blue on white ground; scrollwork border.
Gallery Label: 
The Historical Society owns the original cartoon for this kerchief. The border design is based on the railing of the Govenor's Palace in Williamsburg. The maroon and blue print colors are two of the restoration colors of Colonial Willliamsburg Inc.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group