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ca. 1712 with several alterations into the 20th century
Silk brocade, needlepoint lace; silk chiffon
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"BEAME/WAGNER/SCREVANE." White and blue letters on blue, white, orange.
In the 1961 municipal election this Democratic "balanced ticket" of Robert F. Wagner (1910-1991) for Mayor, Abraham Beame (1906-2001) for Comptroller, and Paul R. Screvane (1914-2001) for President of the City Council defeated the Republicans. Wagner was Mayor from 1954-65; Beame later became Mayor from 1974-1977
Gift of Glen Fleischman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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