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Sash: Welcome Home Lindy

Object Number: 
INV.1789
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 26 1/2 in. ( 5.4 x 67.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: center: "WELCOME HOME LINDY" handwritten: left of printing: "June 16, 1927"
Description: 
White cotton souvenir banner printed, "WELCOME HOME LINDY" in black ink.
Gallery Label: 

On June 13, 1927, New York City marked the return of aviator Charles Lindbergh, dubbed "Lucky Lindy," from his solo transatlantic flight with a ticker-tape parade. Businesses and attendees, who numbered more than four million, displayed signs, buttons, and banners emblazoned with "welcome home" in celebration.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group