Pennant for the Cincinnati Clowns

Image for Pennant for the Cincinnati Clowns
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Indianapolis Clowns, American, 1946 - 1989
Medium
paint on felt
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7 3/8 x 25 1/2 x 3/16 in. (18.7 x 64.8 x 0.5 cm)
Type
pennants
Place depicted
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date
1943 - 1945
Description
Triangular Cincinnati Clowns felt baseball pennant. The pennant is primarily made of maroon felt with a strip of yellow felt stitched to the left edge with red knotted tassels. There is a screen-printed image of a baseball diamond with swirling edge and white text on the maroon felt that reads "CINCINNATI CLOWNS."
Topic
African American
Baseball
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.171.2
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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