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Vintage Circus or Sideshow Hand-Painted Giant Clown Banner, circa 1940s

$2,800

About

Vintage one of a kind circus or sideshow hand painted banner with a giant clown balancing a feather on his nose. Original paint on a light canvas sheet. The banner is stamped on the back from "Cooper Stage Equipment Service Syracuse, NY". This was found in the midwest and we were told it was used every year when the circus came to town in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Cooper Stage appears to have been a supplier of curtains, banners and backdrops.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 137 in. (347.98 cm)Width: 67.5 in. (171.45 cm)Depth: 0.13 in. (3.31 mm)
  • Style
    Folk Art (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1930-1940
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages. Minor fading. The banner shows wear from years of use and exposure to the elements. There are tears and holes to the canvas, especially on some edges. Please see images. Still sturdy for hanging. One side may have been slightly cut down.
  • Seller Location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU873411015631

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    Ships From: Palm Springs, CA
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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