Three red car bows from the car giveaway episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Used by
Harpo, Inc., American, founded 1986
Medium
.1: synthetic velvet ribbon, elastic cord, and foam
.2: synthetic velvet ribbon, elastic cord, and foam
.3: synthetic velvet ribbon, elastic cord, and wire
Dimensions
H x W x D (.1): 44 × 19 1/2 × 9 in. (111.8 × 49.5 × 22.9 cm)
H x W x D (.2): 50 × 22 1/2 × 10 in. (127 × 57.2 × 25.4 cm)
H x W x D (.3): 8 × 21 1/2 × 19 1/2 in. (20.3 × 54.6 × 49.5 cm)
Type
memorabilia
Place used
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date
2004
Description
.1: A red bow made from synthetic velvet ribbon that was placed on a car for an audience giveaway on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2004. The multiple loops of the bow are held together with red elastic cord. Two tails with bias cut ends extend below the bow. There are (2) strips of adhesive foam with a protective cover over them, one on each tail near the bow.
.2: A red bow made from synthetic velvet ribbon that was placed on a car for an audience giveaway on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2004. The multiple loops of the bow are held together with red elastic cord. Two tails with bias cut ends extend below the bow. There are (2) strips of adhesive foam with a protective cover over them, one on each tail near the bow.
.3: A red bow made from synthetic velvet ribbon that was placed on a car for an audience giveaway on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2004. The multiple loops of the bow are held together with red elastic cord. Green thread-wrapped wire is holding some of the loops together as well. The bow has no tails.
Topic
African American
Communication
Entertainers
Mass media
Television
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number
2016.7.4.1-3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Tools and Equipment-Props and set design
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse, C 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture