Printed textile of Lindburgh

Printed textile of Lindburgh
Title
Printed textile of Lindburgh
Date 
1927-1928
Medium 
Cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 27 1/2 x 18 in. ( 69.8 x 45.7 cm )
Description 
Cotton printed textile fragment commemorating Charles Lindbergh's trans-Atlantic flight from New York to Paris in 1927; portrait of Lindbergh in a winged-garland with a cat; winged medallions of plane leaving New York in daylight, arriving in Paris in darkness, image of a plane over a globe, plane over the coast of California, and the Spirit of St. Louis; printed in green ink on an off-white ground.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Ellouise Baker Larsen
Object Number 
1941.443
Marks 
printed: below medallions: "NEW YORK/ PARIS/ SPIRIT OF ST LOUIS/ NEW YORK TO PARIS IN 33hr 29min/ SAN DIEGO"
Gallery Label 
The cat below the portrait of Lindbergh on this textile was a stowaway on his transatlantic flight.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group