Kerchief

Kerchief
Title
Kerchief
Date 
1904
Medium 
Cotton
Dimensions 
Image: 25 x 22 in. (63.5 x 55.9 cm) Board: 74.9 x 67.3 cm (29 1/2 x 26 1/2 in.)
Description 
Red, white, and blue printed cotton campaign kerchief depicting patriotic symbols, including a bald eagle resting on a shield flanked by American flags, and stars and banners throughout. Portraits of Roosevelt and Fairbanks with text: "FOR / PRESIDENT/ THEODORE ROOSVELT/ 1904", "FOR / VICE PRESIDENT / CHAS-W-FAIRBANKS / 1904", "PROTECTION TO AMERICAN INDUSTRIES".
Credit Line 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Object Number 
2010.24.162
Gallery Label 
This campaign bandanna is from Theodore Roosevelt's first presidential campaign of 1904. This cotton bandana features images of Roosevelt and his vice presidential running mate, Charles Fairbanks, a U.S. Senator from Indiana
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group