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What is this?

Printed cotton with a repeating design of two clasped hands with the words "The Union Forever" surrouned by a wreath of flowers, on a ground sprinkled with stars. Printed in red on a white ground.
The Union Forever was printed for Abraham Lincoln's second Presidential campaign in 1864.

This is a textile from United States. It is dated 1864 and we acquired it in 1915. Gift of Mrs. Frederick F. Thompson.

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Its medium is

medium: cotton technique: printed by engraved roller on plain weave label: cotton printed by engraved roller

Its dimensions are

H x W: 29.5 x 29.5 cm (11 5/8 x 11 5/8 in.)

This object was donated by Mrs. Frederick F. Thompson

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