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Printed cotton: inauguration of President Jackson

Fragment of pinkish red printed cotton commemorating the election of Andrew Jackson to the presidency. One selvedge present and one and a half repeats of design. Design: bust of Jackson in medallion with inscription "Magnanimous in Peace/Victorious in War"; around medallion: "President of the...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, About 1829–30

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Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts