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What is this?

Just over one repeat, showing draped American flag bunting with grisaille view of the Federal Capitol, and rope supporting a shield on which is perched an American eagle. Printed in red, white, blue, browns and grays.

This is a frieze from United States. It is dated 1895–1900 and we acquired it in 1941. Gift of Wilmer Moore. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

machine-printed on paper

Its dimensions are

60 x 48.5 cm (23 5/8 x 19 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on front, lower left corner: "Made By Premier Mf'g. Co., Water & Morris Sts., Philadelphia. U.S.A." and "For Decorating or Window Display Cut Out as Outlined Above". Also includes an illustration.

This object was manufactured by Premier Manufacturing Company

This object was donated by Wilmer Moore and catalogued by Calvin S. Hathaway

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18562517/ |title=Frieze, "Americana", 1895–1900 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 October 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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