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Santa Claus

Object Number: 
1942.579
Date: 
1880-1890
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 1/2 x 17 3/4 in. ( 59.7 x 45.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: all over: "SANTA CLAUS/ ORIENTAL PRINT WORKS/ His eyes how the twinkled! his dimples how merry!/ His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry./ Santa Claus is/ coming./ With/ compliments/ of Santa Claus/ Santa Claus gave all these toys/ Bec
Description: 
Cotton printed kerchief with an image of Santa Claus in a winter landscape; dressed in black coat with fur trim, a fur hat, blue pants, and tall boots carrying an armfull of toys; four vignettes in the corners depicting different scenes from the story "Twas the Night Before Christmas"; printed in red, blue, brown, black, and green ink on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group