Architectural fragment from the exterior of the Audubon Ballroom

Architectural fragment from the exterior of the Audubon Ballroom
Title
Architectural fragment from the exterior of the Audubon Ballroom
Date 
ca. 1912
Medium 
Glazed terracotta
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 22 x 9 1/2 in. (28.6 x 55.9 x 24.1 cm)
Description 
Molded terracotta architectural fragment with central pineapple motif framed by reeded cornices. Pineapple glazed in ochre with green leafy base balanced on white torch. Molded cornices glazed in white with green accents.
Credit Line 
Gift of Landmarks Perservation Commission
Object Number 
2011.16.3
Gallery Label 
The Audubon Ballroom was a theater and ballroom located on Broadway at 165th Street in the Washington Heights neighborhood of upper Manhattan. It is best known as the site of Malcolm X's assasination on February 21, 1965.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group