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Root Monster

1968 Miles Burkholder Carpenter Born: Brownstown, Pennsylvania 1889 Died: Petersburg, Virginia 1985 carved and painted tree roots, rubber, metal, and string 22 5/8 x 28 5/8 x 28 1/4 in. (57.5 x 72.7 x 71.6 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.238 Not currently on view


Fantasy - monster


folk art

metal - iron

plant material - roots