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Object ID 1935.009.002
Object Name Souvenir
Collection Commemoratives/Souvenirs
Credit line Gift of Miss Sophronia E. Brear
Date 1893
Description Machine-stitched, silk souvenir handkerchief or scarf from the Chicago World's Fair of 1893. The piece is printed with a 17 1/4" x 11 1/2" central oval that contains an ariel view of the fair. This oval is set against an American flag backdrop with a bubble of text in the upper left corner: "Souvenir of World's Fair / Chicago 1893."
Dimensions W-16.75 L-16 inches
Owned Mrs. Sarah D. Palmer Brear
Subjects Souvenirs
Search Terms Chicago World's Fair
World's Columbian Exposition
Nineteenth Century
Material Silk
Place of Origin Chicago
Event World's Columbian Exposition