Advertising store sign

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-10050

Description

Double-sided, hexagonal-shape metal sign with rectangular piece added to bottom; enameled off-white thick hexagonal border around "It's Hood's"; thinner rectangular outline around "Ice Cream" on burgundy ground; 2 hanging holes at top with black rubber(?) disc reinforcements; small bright orange price tag on one side, upper left

Details

Descriptive Terms

signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
promotional materials
enameling
metal
rubber (material)
Unidentified Metal
Enameled
Rubber
SIGN, TRADE

Inscription

Painted or transferred 1) body 2) top centre 1) It's Hood's/ Ice Cream 2) M.H. Phila/ Local [?] 1159 [between parallel lines]/ 505 55.00 DA [on label in ink]

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23.875 x 28 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.213

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)