Tablecloth: Declaration of Independence

Object Number: 
1941.291a
Date: 
1941
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 3/4 x 36 1/2 in. ( 85.7 x 92.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on emblem: "E PLURIBUS/ UNUM" printed: on steamers: "O SAY CAN YOU SEE BY THE DAWNS EARLY LIGHT/ MY COUNTRY TIS OF THEE SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY/ RED WHITE AND BLUE/ AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL" printed: on image of the Declaration of Independence: "IN
Description: 
Linen printed tablecloth with an eagle and shield emblem in center surrounded by streamers with excerpts from patriotic songs, border of historic scenes labelled, "Declation of Independence," "Capitol of the Nation," "I Cannot Tell a Lie," "Paul Revere," "War Dance," "Columbus Landing," "Santa Maria," and "Fountain of Youth"; printed in red and blue on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
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Creative: Tronvig Group