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Bandana (USA), mid-20th century

This is a Bandana. It was manufactured by Elephant Brand. It is dated mid-20th century and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is cotton and its technique is discharge printed by engraved roller on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Penelope McCain.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 55.2 x 53.3 cm (21 3/4 x 21 in.)

It is inscribed

FAST COLOR 100% COTTON

Cite this object as

Bandana (USA), mid-20th century; Manufactured by Elephant Brand ; cotton; H x W: 55.2 x 53.3 cm (21 3/4 x 21 in.); Gift of Penelope McCain; 1986-40-14

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