Commemorative kerchief: "Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition"

American
about 1876


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

66.2 x 66.8 cm (26 1/16 x 26 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.687

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Kerchief, “Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition;” Black printed on cream-colored cotton with bright blue borders. American eagle at center top under which is written CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL. At center bottom, plaque reads EXHIBITION, FAIRMOUNT PARK, PHILADELPHIA, 1776-1876. Memorial Hall Art Gallery in center. Roundels in corners containing Main Exhibition Building, The Agricultural Hall, The Horticultural Hall, and The Machinery Hall. Condition good.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik