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Object Name: Kerchief
Date: 1851
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Medium: Cotton
Dimensions: Overall: 30 1/4 x 31 1/2 in. ( 76.8 x 80 cm )
Place made: Europe, England
Description: Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief with an image of the Crystal Palace (the main building at the Great Exposition of 1851) in the center and and four medallion portraits around, two each of Victoria and Albert; border of flags and standard of contributing nations and merchantile groups; printed with red, blue, and black ink on a white ground.
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Desireé L. Franklin
Object Number: 1951.42
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Marks: printed: below vignette: "EXTERIOR VIEW OF THE BUILDING FOR THE GREAT EXPOSITION OF 1851." printed: on border: "AMERICAN ENSIGN AND PENANT/ American Jack/ Central States of America/ Danish Merehead/ in the Mediterranean/ URUGUAY Republic/ Spanish Philipenne Comy/ RUSSIAN STANDARD/ Kingdom of poland/ Tuscan Merchant/..."