Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!


Object Number: 
ca. 1980
Overall: 26 7/8 x 27 in. ( 68.3 x 68.6 cm )
label: "100% ACETATE/Made in Italy"
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