Declaration of Independence

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Commemorative bandana of the Declaration of Independence with signatures and surrounded by seals of the thirteen states and portraits of Washington, Jefferson and Adams printed in deep red on yellow. In the lower corners are scenes of the Boston Tea Party and General Burgoyne's surrender to General Gates at Saratoga.
Credit Line
Bequest of Elinor Merrell
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
ca. 1778
Accession Number
1995-50-52
made in
England
Medium
Medium: cotton Technique: copperplate printed on plain weave
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Object Name
Bandana
Type
Bandana