Holiday Inn Bath Mat, 1950-1970

Summary

A standardized guest experience was key to Holiday Inns' corporate success. Each location offered most of the same services and amenities, and details like branded toiletries and towels became fixtures of a Holiday Inn stay. Some people snuck these "souvenirs" home as tangible reminders of their trip.

A standardized guest experience was key to Holiday Inns' corporate success. Each location offered most of the same services and amenities, and details like branded toiletries and towels became fixtures of a Holiday Inn stay. Some people snuck these "souvenirs" home as tangible reminders of their trip.

Artifact

Mat (Floor covering)

Date Made

1950-1970

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States 

Driving America
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driving America

Object ID

87.75.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Cotton (Textile)

Color

Green
White (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 20.25 in

Width: 29.5 in

Inscriptions

on front: Holiday Inn on label: AL[L CO]TTON / ima / innkare / RN 13718 T.M. / MADE IN U.S.A.

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