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Abraham Lincoln banner

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown place made
Origin Date:
1885-1890
Materials:
cloth
Measurements:
overall: 83 in x 120 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0166
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Textiles

Description

Indigo wool swallow tail banner features 13 white cotton stars sewn onto one side along the proper left edge. Two portraits of Abraham Lincoln are painted on canvas and sewn to the center of the banner on both sides. The portraits are in full color. A canvas hanging strap with a thick brown cord is sewn along the proper left edge; "Lincoln Jack" is written on it in black letters. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum