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    Martin Van Buren: Unique Folk Art Campaign Apron. 27" x 30" cotton apron with pleated top, embroidered floral design around the edges and two political verses. The right corner reads: "Martin Van Buren the warm and zealous advocate for the peoples rights. October third 1840 C.E.D." The left corner reads: "R. M. Johnson is ever the safeguard for peace, the ornament of his country. October third 1840 C.E.D." Some wear to the embroidery, a few holes not affecting the design and a light stain towards the bottom. Pictured in Ted Hake's Political Buttons: Book III 1789-1916, page 21, item 3006. A true "museum piece" formerly in the collection of Kenton H. Broyles.

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    13th Saturday
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