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Created by:
Art Smith, American, 1917 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
copper alloy and silver
Dimensions:
Archives: 7.8Feet (0.1Meters)
H x W x D: 1 × 1 × 3/16 in. (2.5 × 2.6 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
metalwork
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th century
Description:
The piece is made up of squares or diamonds (depending on proper orientation) of various metals overlaid and increasing in size from top to bottom. The smallest and top square is most likely silver. The second square is a copper alloy and the third is a darker colored copper alloy. The last and largest square could be a white metal, possibly silver.
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Russell
Object number:
A2018.110.1.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Art Smith
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Art Smith Archive
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd558a2b409-caf7-46a3-a930-44e48f0482e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.110.1.1.1