Ashtray

Ashtray
Title
Ashtray
Date 
ca. 1939
Medium 
Glass with applied felt bottom and inset printed image
Description 
Glass ashtray with inset printed image featuring Trylon and Perisphere from the 1939 World's Fair.
Credit Line 
Gift of Katherine Hill
Object Number 
2006.7.1
Gallery Label 
The donor, who visited the 1939 World's Fair as a child, recalls that her mother, Catherine Pichelmann Hill (1907-1991), purchased this ashtray at a Woolworth's in the Bronx as a souvenir of the fair.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group