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"Independence to America"

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Title:
"Independence to America"
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Cotton
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 1/2 x 26 1/2 in. ( 62.2 x 67.3 cm )
Date End: 
1 800
Description: 
Cotton copper-engraved kerchief with a female personification of Britannia handing George Washington an olive branch and another winged woman blowing a trumpet, all in a medallion flanked by cannons, flags, and other military objects; floral background; military helmets in the corners; printed in turkey red on a white ground; decorative border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1952.59
Date Begin: 
1800
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group