"Independence to America"

Object Number: 
1952.59
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 1/2 x 26 1/2 in. ( 62.2 x 67.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in upper medallion: "Independence/ to/ America" embroidered: in upper medallion: "I * C" printed: under medallion: "Drawn and engraved by B. Warren No. 6/ Vine street Adjoining Mutten Lane Clerkenwall/ London"
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton 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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group