Pennant for the Philadelphia Stars

Image for Pennant for the Philadelphia Stars
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Philadelphia Stars, American, 1933 - 1952
Medium
paint on felt
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7 1/4 x 27 1/2 x 3/16 in. (18.4 x 69.9 x 0.5 cm)
Type
pennants
Place depicted
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1933 - 1952
Description
A triangular Philadelphia Stars felt baseball pennant. The pennant is primarily made of red felt with a strip of white felt stitched to the left edge with four red tassels. There is a green, white, and orange screen-printed image of a baseball player sliding into home plate with the catcher standing behind the plate, ready to catch the baseball coming towards him. There is white text next to the image that reads "PHILADELPHIA STARS" with four white stars on either side of the word "STARS."
Topic
African American
Baseball
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.171.3
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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