Printed textile of Columbian Exposition

Object Number: 
1948.17
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 1/2 x 35 in. ( 54.6 x 88.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in medallion: "THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA./ ROOTED IN THE VIRGIN SOIL, OF THE NEW WORLD, EXPANDED IN THE GENIAL ATMOSPHERE OF/ THE PRIDE AND GLORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY./ COLUMBIAN SOUVENIR/ DEDICATED TO THE YOUTH OF AMERICA/ In Commemorati
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief, printed as a flag with a central circular medallion with a tree and two garlands printed within; printed in blue, red, green, and black on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. William Millerd Morgan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group