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Created by:
Nikki Seibert Kelley  Search this
Subject of:
Joseph Fields Farm, American  Search this
Medium:
wood , paint
Dimensions:
9 3/16 × 74 11/16 × 7/8 in. (23.3 × 189.7 × 2.2 cm)
Type:
signboards
Place used:
Johns Island, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, Sea Islands, North and Central America
Date:
2010
Description:
Long, wood, hand-painted sign advertising Joseph Fields' farm. The sign is painted in a light gray with a green bottom half, mimicking grass. In the middle of the sign is hand-painted red text [Joseph Field's Farm]. On either side of the letters are small painted fences. In the upper left corner is a hand-painted sun. Along the top are painted clouds in blue. Below the red text is additional black text, also hand-painted [CERTIFIED ORGANIC].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joseph Fields
Object number:
2015.88
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Rights assessment and proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c3216ef0-fc81-4ce4-bd24-f0d95be99ce1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.88