Textile fragment: top hats and spectacles
Overall: 7 1/8 x 7 1/4 in. ( 18.1 x 18.4 cm )
Cotton lithographed textile fragment with an allover pattern of stripes containing Horace Greeley Presidential campaign motifs: the axe and sickle, white beaver hat and spectacles, and his intials "HG"; sepia, red and tan ink on a white ground.
Gift of Mrs. Florence Peto
printed: all over: "HG"
typed: on note found with textile: "Document of Chintz made by the firm of Maqueston & Co./New York, in 1850, to whom the American Institue, New York,/awarded a price (sic) for the design in that year."
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