Kerchief

Kerchief
Title
Kerchief
Date 
1888
Medium 
Cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 19 1/2 x 20 1/4 in. ( 49.5 x 51.4 cm )
Description 
Cotton lithographed campaign kerchief with a print of the figure of liberty holding portraits of Grover Cleveland and Allen G. Thurman and personifications of Success and the Pacific; inscribed above and below; printed over the original design of a star pattern in the center and a floral border; printed in black and red on a white ground.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Hopper Striker Mott
Object Number 
1949.169
Marks 
printed: above and below image: "CLEVELAND AND THURMAN/ Compliments of the San/ Fransisco EXAMINER,/ which was the first paper/ in the United States to/ endorse this ticket."
Gallery Label 
This kerchief was made for the Presidential campaign of 1888, in which Grover Cleveland and Allen G. Thurman were defeated.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group