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"William Penn's Treaty with the Indians"

"William Penn's Treaty with the Indians"
Title
"William Penn's Treaty with the Indians"
Date 
ca. 1800
Medium 
Cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 32 7/8 x 27 1/2 in. ( 83.5 x 69.8 cm )
Description 
Cotton copper-engraved yardage depicting "Penn's Treaty with the Indians" after the Benjamin West painting of the same name; Penn bring gifts to the Indians under an oak tree with a woman nursing a child in the foreground; printed in red ink on a white ground.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1941.96
Gallery Label 
This kerchief was engraved after the painting by Benjamin West, 1772.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group