Bottlecap Giraffe

Copied Unidentified, Bottlecap Giraffe, completed after 1966, carved and painted wood, bottlecaps, rubber, glass, animal hair and fur, and sheet metal, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson, 1986.65.283

Artwork Details

Title
Bottlecap Giraffe
Artist
Unidentified
Date
completed after 1966
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
72 125417 12 in. (184.2137.244.5 cm.)
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Mediums Description
carved and painted wood, bottlecaps, rubber, glass, animal hair and fur, and sheet metal
Classifications
Keywords
  • Fantasy — animal — giraffe
  • Animal — giraffe
Object Number
1986.65.283

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