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Banners: NY Worlds Fair 1939

Banners: NY Worlds Fair 1939
Title
Banners: NY Worlds Fair 1939
Date 
1939
Medium 
Cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions 
Overall: 92 1/2 x 16 in. ( 235 x 40.6 cm )
Description 
Blue banner painted in white, "1939/ *NEW YORK*/ WORLD'S FAIR" below a silouette of the Trylon and Perisphere; vertical blue and orange stripes below; white cotton hoist across top with metal grommets in each end.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1939.277
Marks 
painted: top: "1939/ *nEW YORK*/ WORLD'S FAIR"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group