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Textile fragment

Narrow fragment of a cotton printed in red, blue and white commemorating the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. Design shows flags, bows and arms of Napoleon and the states that came out of the Purchase: Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Wyoming, Missouri, Idaho....

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, possibly 1904

Object Place

United States

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts