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Handkerchief commemorating the resignation of George Washington

Handkerchief commemorating the "The Resignation of President Washington". Central oval medallion with a full figure of George Washington holding a scroll. Seven numbered cartouches surround this containing a history of Washington's life and exploits plus a quoted passage from his farewell...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; gift to the MFA, April 10, 1952

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Scottish (Glasgow), after 1796

Object Place

Glasgow, Scotland

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, copperplate printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts