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What is this?

Flattened, semi-abstracted head of a woman in left profile. She wears a chartreuse winged helmet with star-studded visor. Text, in red, chartreuse, and blue-gray, at top: fashions / IN FLIGHT; in lower section: VIA / AMERICAN / AIRLINES / Flagship.

This is a poster from United States. It is dated ca. 1947 and we acquired it in 1963. Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

screenprint on tan wove paper

Its dimensions are

86.7 x 60.8 cm (34 1/8 x 23 15/16 in. )

It is signed

Signed in screen, below image, right: E. McKnight Kauffer

This object was made for American Airlines and designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18447259/ |title=Poster, ""Fashion in Flight" Poster", ca. 1947 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 October 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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