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"2000" Crown

Object Number: 
2000.12
Date: 
1999
Medium: 
Foam
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 8 x 1/2 in. ( 31.1 x 20.3 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on the front: "NEW YORK/ ALBERT ELOVITZ INC. PITTSBURGH, PA" cut: into the top: "2000"
Description: 
Circular red foam crown with "2000" between four stars cut into the top; "NEW YORK" printed in black ink below.
Gallery Label: 
This crown was purchased by Jan Ramirez, director of the Museum division of the N-YHS, at several souvenir shops in the immediate vicinity of Times Square shortly after the first of the year. It represents one of the many types of souvenirs hawked to revelers in Times Square on New Year's Eve, 2000.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group