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Bandana (USA), 1930–50

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

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Bandana (USA), 1930–50; Manufactured by Elephant Brand ; cotton; 1986-40-21-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.

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