Hand-painted banner for Obama presidential campaign

Image for Hand-painted banner for Obama presidential campaign
Created by
Hess, Elizabeth, American
Subject of
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961
Medium
cotton (fiber) and acrylic paint
Dimensions
H x W: 58 x 108 1/2 in. (147.3 x 275.6 cm)
Type
banners
Place made
New Haven, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date
2008
Description
Dark blue cotton fabric with white acrylic painted lettering; banner was modified after 2008 Election results to include white cotton patch with blue ink; white cords present to hang from top corners.
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elizabeth Hess
Object number
2010.33
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Textiles
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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