Prehistoric Totem

  • Q. J. Stephenson, Prehistoric Totem, early 1980s, painted concrete, varnished cypress knees, glass beads, shells, stones, teeth metal, plastic flowers, poison ivy vine, driftwood, feathers, glass, pine cone scales, plastic teeth, enamel pin, and claws, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson, 1986.65.267

Title
Prehistoric Totem
Artist
Date
early 1980s
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
54 x 18 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (137.2 x 46.4 x 41.3 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson

Mediums
Mediums Description
painted concrete, varnished cypress knees, glass beads, shells, stones, teeth metal, plastic flowers, poison ivy vine, driftwood, feathers, glass, pine cone scales, plastic teeth, enamel pin, and claws
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – art object – totem pole
  • Animal – bird
  • Figure – head
  • Fantasy – monster
Object Number
1986.65.267
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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