Overall: 5 1/2 x 12 in. ( 14 x 30.5 cm )
Cotton copper-engraved textile fragment with a repeating pattern of a medallion portrait of George Washington with "1776" below, surrounded by garlands in sepia ink and alternating with a red and sepia shield with an image of scales "& PEACE."
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
printed: below portrait: "1776" printed: on shield: "& PEACE"
This textile was probably made around the time of the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.