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Trade Sign

Object Number: 
2002.1.2189
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Wood, metal, glass
Dimensions: 
36 x 45 x 2 in.
Description: 
A sign reverse painted on glass. Very dark red with a gold border and in gold with black borders "American Institute of Art" with the word "Institute" inset with a mother of pearl mosaic. Formerly F-4.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group