Kerchief

Object Number: 
2004.6.2
Date: 
ca. 1980
Medium: 
Acetate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 7/8 x 27 in. ( 68.3 x 68.6 cm )
Marks: 
label: "100% ACETATE/Made in Italy"
Description: 
White square kerchief printed in red and blue with Republican party logo of elephant. Inscribed: "(C) Republican National Committee" and "Jack Frost Design."
Gallery Label: 
This kerchief was created by Jack Frost Design, the firm responsible for the Republican National Committee logo and graphics for the Ford and Reagan campaigns. The elephant as a symbol of the Republican Party was a product of the imagination of cartoonist Thomas Nast and first appeared in Harper's Weekly in 1874.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John and Jennifer Monksy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group