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Object Number: 
1940.254
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 )
Marks: 
painted:"WELCOME TO THE/ NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR/ 1939"
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
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