George Washington Centennial Commemorative Pattern

Description:

In 1932 the nation celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Washington. This drapery fabric by Witcombe and McGeachin was produced as a part of this nationwide celebration. It features the image of Washington seen in the famous Gilbert Stuart painting, as well as images of him crossing the Delaware, and in the role of Commender-in-Chief. the fabric is cotton, with a glazed finish.

Date Made: 1932

Maker: Witcombe, McGeachin, & Co.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T06967.00ACatalog Number: T06967.00A

Object Name: Fabric, printed

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-7f30-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_621923

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