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Scarf: New York World's Fair, 1939

Object Number: 
1941.293
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 x 19 1/2 in. ( 48.3 x 49.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in each corner: "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR/ 1939" printed: in center: in script, "Chemical and Plastics/ Building/ R. C. A./ Building/ Railroad Building/ Consumers/ Building/ Fisheries/ Aviation/ Building/ Food Building/ Missouri/ Building"
Description: 
Rayon printed kerchief with images of the exhibits from the 1939 New York World's Fair, including the Trylon and Perisphere, Railroad Building, R.C.A. Building and others; border of more exhibits with people walking past and the New York City skyline in the four corners; printed in white, navy, aqua, and purple on a chartreuse ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Oakley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group