Harrison & Morton 1888 Campaign Bandanna, Plus

Lot of 2, including a cotton bandanna, 24.5 x 22.75 in., 1888. Center with red, white, and blue U.S. Shield announcing "Protection." at center, enclosed by chevron border and wraparound text reading, "For President / Benjamin Harrison / For Vice President / Levi P. Morton." Circular portraits of the two candidates present in corners. Catalogued by Collins in Threads of History, no. 585, p. 256, where he remarks that the portrait of Morton is derived from an engraving by Atlantic Publishing Company, New York, NY.

Paired with additional cotton textile, 24.5 x 22.5 in., featuring a blue ground with white stars, bordered by bands of red and white striping with chevron accents and stars in corners. Archivally framed to 29.25 x 27.25 in.


Both with scattered brown spotting.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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