Two Suffragists Pillow

Statehouse Museum Shop

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This decorative accent pillow gives vivid life to the time just a century ago when American women took to the streets to secure the right to vote. The Woman Suffrage Party was a political union of existing small suffrage societies whose aim was to secure the submission of a woman suffrage amendment to the New York State Constitution and its adoption at the polls. Women gained suffrage in 1917, and won full voting rights in 1920, with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment.

The original photograph in the collection of the New-York Historical Society is reproduced on cotton sateen, hand stuffed, and sewn onto black cotton-twill fabric. Handmade in Brooklyn by Ronda J Smith of “in the seam” exclusively for the New-York Historical Society Museum Store.

16 x 20 x 4 inches