Souvenir pin from Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Object Number: 
2011.35
Date: 
2011
Medium: 
Metal and plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (3.8 x 3.2 cm)
Description: 
Souvenir pin representing a balloon with a clown's head emerging from the top; inscribed "85" and "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade."
Gallery Label: 
This pin was issued to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which was first held on November 27, 1924. The parade continues to delight millions of spectators each year and has become the official start of the holiday season for kids of all ages.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Linda S. Ferber
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group