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Textile fragment: industry/happy home design

Object Number: 
1958.153
Date: 
ca. 1885
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 x 24 1/8 in. ( 40.6 x 61.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: all over: "HONOR TO THE IRON WORKER/ THE TWO POWERS IN ACCORD/ LABOR/ CAPITAL/ LABOR IS HONERABLE/ AFTER WORK/ THE HAPPY HOME"
Description: 
Roller-printed cotton yardage fragment with vignettes of idealized scenes of labor and capitalism in floral garlands; printed in red, pink, tan, and olive-green on a white ground; pattern repeats.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group