Banner

Banner
Title
Banner
Date 
1939
Medium 
Cellulose acetate, glazed cotton, synthetic fringe, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 1/4 x 70 1/2 in. ( 54 x 179.1 cm )
Description 
Blue cellulose acetate banner painted with an image of the Trylon and Perisphere of the 1939 World's Fair in orange and cream; inscription painted in cream, "WELCOME TO THE/ NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR/ 1939"; scalloped bottom with synthetic yellow fringe; glazed cotton binding across the top with four metal grommets.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1940.254
Marks 
painted:"WELCOME TO THE/ NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR/ 1939"
Provenance 
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group