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"2000" Crown

"2000" Crown
Title
"2000" Crown
Date 
1999
Medium 
Foam
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 8 x 1/2 in. ( 31.1 x 20.3 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Circular red foam crown with "2000" between four stars cut into the top; "NEW YORK" printed in black ink below.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
2000.12
Marks 
printed: on the front: "NEW YORK/ ALBERT ELOVITZ INC. PITTSBURGH, PA" cut: into the top: "2000"
Gallery Label 
This crown was purchased by Jan Ramirez, director of the Museum division of the N-YHS, at several souvenir shops in the immediate vicinity of Times Square shortly after the first of the year. It represents one of the many types of souvenirs hawked to revelers in Times Square on New Year's Eve, 2000.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group