Cloth: George Washington w/shield of U.S.

Object Number: 
1938.2
Date: 
ca. 1876
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 3/8 x 17 3/8 in. ( 61.9 x 44.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on shields: "SHIELD OF U.S. AMERICA" printed: above portrait: "WASHINGTON"
Description: 
Printed cotton textile panel with a full-length equestrian portrait of George Washington in a medallion with a shield of America above and below printed in red, blue, sepia, tan, and pink on a white ground; red and white striped background; red, white, and blue border.
Bibliography: 

Herbert Ridgeway Collins, Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979), 188.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group