Souvenir pillowcase

Object Number: 
Synthetic textile
Overall: 21 x 19 in. ( 53.3 x 48.3 cm )
printed: center: "UNITED STAES ARMY/ MOTHER/ M is for the millions of things she gave me/ O means only that she's growing old/ T is for the tears she shed to save me/ H is for her heart of purest gold/ E is for the eyes with love light shining/ R means ti
Blue synthetic textile printed pillowcase; poem entitled "Mother" printed in black in the center; surrounded by seven Army vignettes printed in black, green, yellow and pink; banner above poem, "UNITED STATES ARMY;" blue fringe with a blue stripe around the edge; underside of blue cotton chintz.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer, 1942
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group