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[Head with Braided Whiskbroom]

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Artist:
Bessie Harvey
Medium:
salvaged branch, plastic eye, glass (marbles), plastic, straw, metal fastener, box nails, leather strap, green glitter
Type:
sculpture
Date:
1991
Description:
Sometimes Harvey incorporated found objects into to her primarily wooden creations. Here the bristles of a whiskbroom become what she describes as the "electrified" hair of the figure.
The object is a sculpture comprised of multple (4) faces
with a braided straw ponytail on a single salvaged
branched, mounted onto a wooden plank by two box nails.
Accession Number:
2007.0001.0017
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