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    Wonderful Early 1881 Anti-Woman's Rights Silk Kerchief. Although not dated, this British-made piece is presumably from 1881, as it shows numerous vignettes of what life would be like a century later if women were granted all the rights they demanded. The words running around the center "Womans Rights 1981 / and what / came of it." Charming scenes of men doing traditional women's jobs (laundry, house-cleaning, minding baby, etc.), while women take over men's roles (politics, law, military, police, athletics, science, etc.). Many of the images are quite comical! A really delightful early woman's rights display item! We have never seen another example. Condition is basically excellent, with a few scattered, very minor small stain marks. Measures 21" x 24", 26" x 29" as beautifully custom-framed.

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    June, 2006
    7th Wednesday
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