Scarf: New York Worlds Fair, 1939
Overall: 27 x 27 in. ( 68.6 x 68.6 cm )
Rayon printed kerchief of the Constitution Mall at the 1939 New York World's Fair with the U.S. Government Building, the Lagoon of Nations and most prominently the statue of George Washington; printed in grey, green, chartreuse, blue and yellow; green border.
printed: all over: "1789 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939/ UNITED STATES FEDERAL GOVERMENT BUILDING/ TEMPLE OF RELIGION/ FOR ALL WHO WORSHIP GOD/ AND PRIZE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM/ LAGOON OF NATIONS/ COURT OF PEACE/ FREEDOM SQUARE/ RELIGION/ PETITION & ASSEMBLY/ PRESS/ ..."
printed: on Washington's base: "THE PRESEVATION OF THE/ SACRED FIRE OF LIBERTY/ AND DESTINY OF THE/ REPUBLICAN MODEL OF/ GOVENMENT ARE JUSTLY/ CONSIDERED AS ** STAKED/ ON THE EXPERIMENT IN-/ TRUSTED TO THE HANDS/ OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE/ WASHINGTON/ INAUGURAL ADDRESS"
printed: on label: "CONSTITUTION MALL/ This esplanade, main artery of the New York World's Fair/ is one half mile long; from Theme Center (the Trylon and Perisphere)/ to the Federal Government Building. Waterfalls, fountains, trees/ and creative talents of our leading sculptors line the mall./ ..."
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