Campaign kerchief

Object Number: 
1952.282
Date: 
1844
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 1/4 x 27 in. ( 59.1 x 68.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in center: "CLAY/ TARIFF/ UNION/ HARRY OF THE WEST/ FRELINGHUYSEN/ AGRICULTURE AND COMMERCE/ UNION AND OUR COUNTRY/ ROLLING IN TO CLEAR THE WAY/ TARRIFF/ HOME LEAGUE"
Description: 
Copperplate- or cylinder-printed campaign kerchief with central portrait of Henry Clay garlanded with rye and ears of corn; in corners a raccoon with a ball, a blacksmith, an American bald eagle, and two men with a flag, trumpet and scythe; printed in teal on a white ground; wide decorative border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George K. Higgins
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group