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Set-up with Musicians and Dancers--Frame with hanging figures

ca. 1930-1960 Charlie ("Cedar Creek Charlie") Fields Born: Cedar Creek, Virginia 1883 Died: Cedar Creek, Virginia 1966 carved and painted wood, painted metal, printed paper, painted fabric, plastic-coated wire, string, plaster/fabric snake, plastic bulldog 37 1/2 x 27 x 12 3/8 in. (95.2 x 68.6 x 31.4 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.244 Not currently on view


Keywords

Animal - bear

Animal - dog - bulldog

Ethnic - African-American

Figure group

Performing arts - dance

Performing arts - music

sculpture - assemblage

folk art

fabric

metal - iron

paper

wood

About Charlie ("Cedar Creek Charlie") Fields

Born: Cedar Creek, Virginia 1883 Died: Cedar Creek, Virginia 1966

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