The Eisenhower Toile

Object Number: 
1956.36
Date: 
1952
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 x 35 1/2 in. ( 91.4 x 90.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: below images: "ABILENE/ DENVER/ COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY/ GETTYSBURG/ WEST POINT/ WHITE HOUSE"
Description: 
Cotton screen-printed yardage sample with nine color swatches sewn to the back; six images of President Eisenhower's homes: Abilene, Denver, Columbia University, West Point, the White House, and Gettysburg; surrounded by garlands of oak leaves and roses and three emblems of the military, an emblem of painting and an elephant; printed in pink and grey on a white ground.
Gallery Label: 
The pattern of this yardage sample was designed for draperies to be hung in President Dwight D. Eisenhower's home in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Credit Line: 
Gift of F. Schumacher & Company
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group