Apron: cotton centenary, 1790-1890
Overall: 34 1/2 x 32 in. ( 87.6 x 81.3 cm )
Cotton lithographed souvenir apron celebrating the Cotton Centennary 1790-1890 with a reapeating pattern of red, white and blue stripes with stars in each overlayed with a medallion portrait of Samuel Slater and a medallion with an image of the Old Slater Mill, both within laural garlands, image of Pawtucket at time of production below with American flags on either side; printed in sepia, red and blue on a white ground.
printed: center: "1790/1890/ NEW IDEA STORE/ PAWTUCKET R.I./ COTTON CENTENNARY/ PRODUCED AT HOME/ BY DUNNELL MANFC. Co./ 1890/1790"
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