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Bottlecap Giraffe

completed after 1966 Unidentified carved and painted wood, bottlecaps, rubber, glass, animal hair and fur, and sheet metal 72 1/2 x 54 x 17 1/2 in. (184.2 x 137.2 x 44.5 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.283 Smithsonian American Art Museum
1st Floor, West Wing


Animal - giraffe

Fantasy - animal - giraffe

sculpture - assemblage

folk art

plant material

readymade - bottlecap


wood - plywood