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Textile fragment

Object Number: 
1960.74
Date: 
1840
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 x 23 in. ( 71.1 x 58.4 cm )
Marks: 
Stamped (cut): top back: "[36]"
Description: 
Roller-printed cotton yardage fragment with a reapeating pattern of William Henry Harrison's log cabin, cider barrels, cannons and other campaign symbols of his 1840 presidential campaign in a cluster of roses; printed in sepia and rose on a natural ground.
Gallery Label: 
This textile was made for the 1840 presidential campaign of William Henry Harrison.
Bibliography: 

Collins, Herbert Ridgeway Collins. Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institute, 1979.

Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group