Our Common Wealth
Late 20th Early 21st Century
22.1875 in HIGH x 14.125 in WIDE
(56.36 cm HIGH x 35.88 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

In the lower left corner is "The Arts in Massachusetts." Under the right side of the image is "Reproduced from an original Polaroid 8x10 Polacolor 2 photgraph. Photo by Peter Jones. Printed by Acme Printing Company, Medford, Massachusetts."

Poster consists of a full color image and black text on white paper. The image depicts a silver circular brooch on a red, green, white, and yellow braided wool sash. Text under the image reads "Our Common Wealth / Detail from 19th Century Cree man''s braided wool sash, "lightning pattern," 75" long by 9 1/2" wide; braided fringe 12" long, and a 19th Century Passamaquoddy coin silver brooch, used as a decorative clothing fastener, 5 1/2" diameter. / American Indian Art, Number two in a series of thirteen posters developed by the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities." The text also includes a quote from the director of The Children''s Museum about their Northeast American Indian collection. |
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