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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
Textiles
Fairs
Search Terms Chicago World's Fair
World's Columbian Exposition
Nineteenth Century
Textiles
Souvenirs
Material Silk
Place of Origin Chicago
Event World's Columbian Exposition