December 2011: Hanukkah banner, mid-20th century
- Object No.: 1998.17.2
- Donor: Nancy Bushwick Malloy
Metallic, hinged Chanukah banner, 31" long, 1950s-1960s
This banner, an example of holiday decorations manufactured after World War II, adorned the Georgetown home of Ukrainian immigrants Louis and Rebecca Weinstein, to celebrate Hanukkah. This trend toward observing Hanukkah with songs, gifts, and decorations developed as the 20th century progressed.
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