Scarf: New York Worlds Fair, 1939

Object Number: 
1941.383
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 x 20 in. ( 48.3 x 50.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: all over: "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939 (4x) Marine/ Transportation/ Means of Production/ hall of Communication/ Perisphere/ and/ TRYLON/ Business Administration/ Administration/ Textile Building/ Railroad Building/ Federal Building" printed: in c
Description: 
Rayon printed kerchief with exhibits from the 1939 New York World's Fair including the Trylon and Perisphere, Railroad Building, Marine Transporatation and others; Trylon and Perisphere in two opposite corners; printed in white, red, yellow, and navy on a blue ground; border of navy triangles.
Bibliography: 

Herbert Ridgeway Collins, Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979), 439.

Credit Line: 
Gift of H. Maxson Holloway
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group