Bandanna promoting Benjamin Harrison for president and Levi Morton for vice president, 1888. Printed silk. Fred Wogram & Co., New York. Collins 638. Trace foxing in margins and a few light wrinkles.
Red, white and blue design. Center, a 35-star American flag bearing the legend, FOR PRESIDENT/ BENJAMIN HARRISON./ FOR VICE PRESIDENT/ LEVI P. MORTON., over stripes. Maker mark on last red stripe. Flag enclosed on three sides by streamer bearing the legend, PROTECTION VS. FREE TRADE./ PENSIONS FOR SOLDIERS/ AID FOR FREE SCHOOLS. Solid blue border with stars, "Patented June 28, 1888" in fine print at one corner.
Bright, clean example of this classic campaign bandanna, always a favorite of both Harrison and textile collectors.