Pennant for the New York Black Yankees

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
New York Black Yankees, American, 1932 - 1948
Medium
paint on felt
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7 1/2 x 29 1/4 x 1/4 in. (19.1 x 74.3 x 0.6 cm)
Type
pennants
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1932 - 1948
Description
Triangular New York Black Yankees felt baseball pennant. The pennant is primarily made of green felt with a strip of yellow felt stitched to the left edge and four purple felt tassels. There is a screen-printed image of a baseball diamond and white text on the green felt that reads "N.Y. BLACK YANKEES."
Topic
African American
Baseball
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.171.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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