Scarf: Spring Cotton Mills
Overall: 20 3/4 x 21 in. ( 52.7 x 53.3 cm )
printed: on border: repeated, "SPRINGS COTTON MILLS" printed: in center: "SOUTHERN RAILROAD/ HANGING ROCK BATTLEFIELD/ NORTH TO LANCASTER/ KERSHAW/ YANKEES AT POLO/ CAMDEN/ HAILE GOLD MINE/ TO COLUMBIA AND CAMDEN/ OIL MILL"
Screenprinted cotton kerchief of a pictorial map of Kershaw, South Carolina, with a woman in a bathing suit, a battlefield, factories, and a polo field; inner border red with white stacking squares, blue outer border; printed in red, blue, green, yellow, and black on a white ground.
Hillary Weiss writes in the "American Bandanna," "Springs Cotton Mills, set up in1887 at Fort Mill and expanded in 1912 to Kershaw, South Carolina, celebrated its golden anniversary in 1937.
Gift of Joseph Peto
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