Advertising store sign

Date

1951-1971

GUSN

GUSN-10054

Description

Enameled sign, embossed with a metal cow logo (cow's head outlined in red in a white circle above a large red oval with "Hood" in white; sloped gold edge and pale yellow outer border); five screws attach plaque to shaped plywood backing with central rectangular block nailed on; edges painted black

Details

Descriptive Terms

signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
promotional materials
embossing
enameling
metal
painting (coating)
plywood
figure- and animal-derived motifs
cows
Unidentified Metal
Enameled
Cow
Plywood
Embossed
Painted
Sign, Trade

Inscription

Printed on bottom centre: M-H Co. Phila. AFL 544

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

18 x 21 1/2 x 1 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.215

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)