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Major General Zachary Taylor, Rare 1848 Presidential Campaign Bandana

Red, white, and brown, printed, cotton bandana, 25 x 29.5 in., featuring a profile portrait of Zachary Taylor in uniform, with legend: Major General Z. Taylor. U.S.A. Border features assorted military and patriotic symbols, such as drums, muskets, and eagles, as well as vignettes representing "Old Rough and Ready's" famous battles, identified in legend at bottom: Palo Alto/ Resaca Dela Palma/ Buena Vista. Not referenced in Collins, Threads of History.

A scarce campaign textile.

Condition:Light staining at center; few small, scattered holes; expected folds; few small areas of slight color loss.

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$4,406
11/15/2013

 

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