Pennant

Object Number: 
INV.2553
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Felt, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 x 7 1/4 in. ( 45.7 x 18.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: along hoist: "HUDSON-FULTON" printed: center of the fly: "1909/ CELEBRATION/ 1609/ 1807"
Description: 
Felt souvenir pennant from the Hudson-Fulton Celebration; blue felt along the hoist with printed medallion portraits of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton with "HUDSON-FULTON" printed above; orange felt fly inscribed vertically, "1909/ CELEBRATION/ 1609/ 1807;" white silk ribbon hoist.
Gallery Label: 
This flag was used during the Hudson-Fulton Celebration in New York City. The Celebration occured over a two-week period, from September 25 to October 9, 1909.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Reiner
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group