Popular Devotion

Media - 2021.18.2 - SAAM-2021.18.2_1 - 142996
Copied M. J. Tyson, Popular Devotion, 2019, devotional medals, sterling silver, pewter, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Kenneth R. Trapp Acquisition Fund, 2021.18.2

Artwork Details

Title
Popular Devotion
Artist
Date
2019
Dimensions
overall: 19 18 × 10 12 × 12 in. (48.6 × 26.7 × 1.3 cm)
Credit Line
Museum purchase through the Kenneth R. Trapp Acquisition Fund
Mediums
Mediums Description
devotional medals, sterling silver, pewter
Keywords
  • Religion
  • Dress — accessory — jewelry
Object Number
2021.18.2

Artwork Description

“We pin so much to our precious possessions. We use them to extend our lives, to carry our stories into the future and our histories out from the past. Our possessions will outlive us, but they will not live forever.” —M. J. Tyson


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