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Culture:American
Title:Memorial Hall Centennial coverlet
Date Made:1876
Type:Bedding
Materials:textile: cotton; wool
Place Made:United States; Pennsylvania: Philadelphia (probably)
Accession Number:  HD 2022.27
Credit Line:Gift of Jo Ann and Glenn Brown

Description:
Red and white jacquard woven coverlet with central image of Memorial Hall (Philadelphia) flanked by two eagles and inscribed "CENTENNIAL / 1776-1876 / MEMORIAL HALL" around the border. Manufactured and sold as a souvenir of the Centennial International Exposition, held in Philadelphia in 1876

Tags:
souvenirs; buildings; exhibitions

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