San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 151 Third Street San Francisco California 94103 Accession Number: 82.2
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, "The Painting & Sculpture Collection," 1985.
Suess, Susan E., "An Analysis of the Changes that Occurred During a Decade in the Sculpture of James Surls," M.A., North Texas State University, 1985.
"...a horizontal core that twists twice where a vine had choked the limb. Several elements protrude from this core: seven slender, forked appendages with black-tipped spikes, four of which support the piece; short arms holding four black-edged swords; and seven penetrating needles. Rattan vine threaded through the eyelets winds around the core."