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Small, thin raspberry twigs are organized in horizental rows to form a square on a white background.
Larry Cressman
Field Notes II
2009
Gift of Ellen Wilt
2009/2.103
A long wooden box divided into two compartments, one small and one large. The small compartment contains an intricately worked gold thimble inscribed with a poem. The long compartment contains a silver thimble in which horse hairs have been threaded. The tuft of horse hair runs the length of the long compartment.
Ann Hamilton (American (North American))
scripted
1997
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
1999/2.15
An assemblage of found objects: a salvaged wood frame with wood inlay letters spelling &quot;COLORED,&quot; four portrait photographs of African American females (two photogaphs on either side of a printed poem), nine thread samples under photographs, and one hand mirror hanging on a decorative brass hook to the viewer&#39;s right of the frame. The poem reads:&nbsp;<br />
&quot;Light is Alright<br />
Yellow is Mellow<br />
Brown, Stick Around<br />
Black, Get Back<br />
(but black don&#39;t crack)&quot;<br />
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The wood has a strong smell, may have been treated with molasses.<br />
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Betye Saar (American (North American))
Colored
2002
Museum purchase made possible by Dr. James and Vivian Curtis and the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
2003/1.406
Ram&#39;s horn mull with a silver hinged lid and shield-shaped plaque on the side. The top and sides of the lid have a raised foliage design and an orange-toned chalcedony in the center. The wooden cart rests on silver wheels and has a green velvet bed and silver brace shaped to support the mull.
Scottish
Mull and Cart
1836 – 1856
Gift of Denis and Connie Bourke
2016/1.210A&B
Metal figural sculpture made of decommissioned AK-47s welded together
Ouk Chim Vichet
Apsara Warrior
1999 – 2007
Museum purchase made possible by Guy and Nora Barron
2007/2.79
Dollhouse replica of a two-storey Victorian-style flat in the East End of London. The façade is red brick with white molding. The upper storey has two tall windows that face onto the street; the door into the flat is on the left, and to the right of it is a large bay window. The split-level interior holds a bedroom and parlor, both of which are decorated with wallpaper and furnishings, including cabinets, chairs, tables, fireplaces, and a canopy bed. Reproductions of paintings by Shonibare and Jean-Honoré Fragonard hang on the walls. A seal on the right-facing outside wall reads: “Yinka Shonibare, artist, lives here.”<br /><br />
First Floor: Reproduction of Diary of a Victorian Dandy: 14:00 Hours (1998) by Yinka Shonibare; Cabinet with shelves and books; wing chair with footstool; large bureau; fireplace; round table; side table; two chairs; bowl and cup;<br /><br />
Second Floor: Canopy bed; mirror; small bureau; reproduction of The Swing (1767) by Jean-Honore Fragonard; fireplace; chair; washstand with pit
Yinka Shonibare (British (modern))
Untitled (Dollhouse); from the 2002 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project
2002
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
2008/2.256
7-sided frame made of reclaimed wood moulding and slats nailed together and backed with strips of green felt, possibly from a pool table. Gold wire traces the wood frame, and is accented with a fuzz ball or googly eye at each corner. A toy car is placed on the gold wire &ldquo;track&rdquo; at bottom center; car racing flag stickers attached to the frame in a couple places. Three pieces of thread are strung horizontally across the frame, a &ldquo;spider web&rdquo; attached to top two lines with puffy paint. A wood (?) cutout of a smiling joker mouth hung from web by wire.
Martin Johnson
Do yu Get it
1996
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the Nation Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
2008/2.235

Larry Bell
Cube 10
2006
Gift of the Kammi and Brad Reiss Family
2013/2.84

Jirí Kubovy
Earthquake
1984
Gift of the artist
1984/1.297
Three plastic long-stemmed red roses wrapped in thick transparent polyethylene, tied with twine, ends stapled
Christo (American (North American);Bulgarian (culture or style))
Wrapped Roses
1968
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J. Robert Willson
1974/2.28
Square, rectangular, and circular pieces of wood and formica are assembled in rectilinear, cabinet-like compartments. The entire object is painted black.
Louise Nevelson (American (North American))
Black Excursion No. 13
1964
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family
1997/1.131

Anna Gaskell (American (North American))
Untitled, The Peter Norton Family Christmas Project 2001
2001
Gift of The Peter Norton Family Foundation
2001/1.384
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