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Textile: Washington and Grant ?

Object Number: 
1944.269
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 1/2 x 24 1/4 in. ( 59.7 x 61.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: above portraits: "1789/ 1889"
Description: 
Cotton copper-engraved textile fragment with portraits of George Washington and Benjamin Harrison in garlanded medallions with an American bald eagle armorial and two crossed American flags above, representing the flag in 1789 and the flag in 1889; all on grond printed with gold stars; printed with sepia, red, blue, gold, and white on a tan ground; pattern repeats.
Gallery Label: 
Thi textile was made for the Presidential campaign of Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) of 1889.
Credit Line: 
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Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group