Bandanna promoting Theodore Roosevelt for president, 1912. Printed cotton muslin. Collins 934. Portrait of Roosevelt in an oval, center; the legend, PROGRESSIVE, above; the legends, ROOSEVELT/ 1912/ BATTLE FLAG, below. Background is red with white block and dot pattern; border a solid line with diamonds enclosed by bands of repeating curves. Marked, "D & C/ NY" (manufacturer) bottom left corner.
Classic textile from Roosevelt's crusade for the presidency as a "Bull Moose" Progressive in 1912. Often found in compromised condition, this one retains strong color and is free of defects. As nice as you will find, with bold display presence.