A kerchief in the archives of the New-York Historical Society inspired the retro chic design featured on the museums new World of Tomorrow Collection, which includes this festive umbrella. The design sports exhibits from the 1939 New York Worlds Fair including the Trylon and Perisphere, the Textile Building, Aviation Building, Railroad Building, Marine Transportation Building, and more.
The 1939 New York World's Fair was the largest world's fair of all time. Many countries around the world participated in it, and over 44 million people attended its exhibits. The fair was the first exposition to be based on the future and it encouraged all visitors to take a look at "the world of tomorrow".
Details: Polyester. Aluminum frame with rubber-coated handle. Automatic open and manual close. Imported. Folded 10 1/2''L. Arc 42''W.