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An Ofrenda for Dolores del Rio

1984, revised 1991 Amalia Mesa-Bains Born: Santa Clara, California 1943 mixed media installation including plywood, mirrors, fabric, framed photographs, found objects, dried flowers and glitter 96 x 72 x 48 in. (243.8 x 182.9 x 121.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program © 1991, Amalia Mesa-Bains 1998.161 Not currently on view

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Architecture - religious - altar

Monument - memorial - del Rio

Portrait female - Rio, Dolores del