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Scarf: Constitution-preamble and 10 original amendments

Object Number: 
1941.890
Date: 
1936-1941
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 1/2 x 26 in. ( 64.8 x 66 cm )
Marks: 
printed: center: "CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES/ PREAMBLE/ We the people of the United States , in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquillity, provide for the common defense, premote the general welfare..."
Description: 
Rayon printed kerchief with the preamble and ten original amendments to the Constitution printed in blue on a white ground; red border.
Bibliography: 

Collins, Herbert Ridgeway. Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Edgar C. Hyman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group