Commemorative textile

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Length of three un-cut-apart American flags with 39 stars made for the 1876 Centennial in Philadelphia. Around the border are the flags of nations that participated in the Centennial.
Credit Line
Bequest of Elinor Merrell
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
1876
Accession Number
1995-50-300
made in
USA
Medium
Medium: cotton Technique: roller-printed on plain weave.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Commemorative textile