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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.

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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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