untitled (George Washington quilt)
Late 20th - Early 21st Century
26.00 in HIGH x 18.50 in WIDE
(66.04 cm HIGH x 46.99 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Right edge has: "U.S. Army Bicentennial Poster Series * U.S. Government Printing Offfice, 1976 ; 650-521/09"

Poster has gray background overall. The top of the poster has a color photograph of a decorative textile. The textile has a blue border with white stars. The background of the textile is red with small gold stars at the corners. The center of the textile has a purple heart overlaid with stylized leaves and branches and the silhouette of a male figure in black; the figure has white hair tied with a purple ribbon. The bottom of the poster has text in black: " 'Both Officers and Men behaved with a degree / of Gallantry that did them the highest honor'. / August 7, 1782. General Washington established the Badge of / Military Merit of the American Revolution...known today as the Purple Heart. / America's oldest decoration for valor, only three were issued to Revolutionary War / soldiers and only one exists today. / Join the people who've joined the Army".
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