Better be careful. Bonzo grew up to be King Kong

Object Number: 
2004.8
Date: 
1981
Medium: 
Cotton, synthetic fiber
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. ( 36.2 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: Printed inscription: "BETTER BE CAREFUL. BONZO GREW UP TO BE KING KONG." inscription: Stamped with company name, address, (c) date
Description: 
Light blue square kerchief printed in black with portrait of Ronald Reagan in circular field. Inscribed: "Better be careful. Bonzo grew up to be King Kong."
Gallery Label: 
The inscription on this anti-Reagan kerchief refers to the 1951 comedy film "Bedtime for Bonzo," in which then-actor Ronald Reagan plays a professor who tries to teach morals to a chimpanzee.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group