Benjamin Franklin's Maxims

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Title:
Benjamin Franklin's Maxims
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Cotton
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/2 x 18 5/8 in. ( 41.9 x 47.3 cm )
Date End: 
1 840
Description: 
Cotton copper-engraved kerchief with portrait of Bemjamin Franklin in a garland surrounded by four vignettes representing his "maxims for youth"; printed in turkey red on a white ground; decorative border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ethel McCullough Scott, Mr. John G. McCullough, and Mrs. Edith McCullough Heaphy
Object Number: 
1971.127
Date Begin: 
1820
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group